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US $20 million in damages after fire engulfs 2 luxury yachts in Fort Lauderdale, firefighters say

07:15  17 november  2019
07:15  17 november  2019 Source:   miamiherald.com

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Broward firefighters put out fires on two luxury yachts on a Fort Lauderdale canal Saturday morning. The damage was estimated at $ 20 million . More than 60 Broward firefighters spent about four hours early Saturday morning battling two luxury yacht fires that caused near $ 20 million in

Fort Lauderdale police said McLendon Sr. took the kids from their home in the area of $ 20 million in damages after fire engulfs two luxury yachts in Fort Lauderdale , firefighters say . Broward firefighters put out fires on two luxury yachts on a Fort Lauderdale canal Saturday morning.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — More than 60 Broward firefighters spent about four hours early Saturday morning battling two luxury yacht fires that caused nearly $20 million in damage.

a train on a track with smoke coming out of it: Broward County, Fla., firefighters spent about four hours early on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, battling fires aboard two luxury yachts that caused nearly $20 million in damage.© Handout/Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue/TNS Broward County, Fla., firefighters spent about four hours early on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, battling fires aboard two luxury yachts that caused nearly $20 million in damage.

At around 4:30 a.m., Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue rushed to Universal Marine Center.

When firefighters arrived, the boats were completely engulfed and smoke could be seen for miles. Firefighters boarded boats, which were parked on the canal, and began attacking the fire.

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Fire officials say a marina in Fort Lauderdale will remain closed until at least Tuesday evening after flames Two luxury yachts were destroyed by a fire in Ft . Lauderdale . Bobby Brooks reports. Firefighters arrived to find a 78-foot Sun Seeker and 50-foot Azimut, models boaters said were worth

Mr. Gallet, the fire chief, said firefighters were still rescuing artworks in the building, hours after the fire had started. The French state, which owns the cathedral, already devotes up to 2 million euros a year in upkeep, or about $ 2 .4 million . The fire came during Holy Week, six days before Easter Sunday.

As Fort Lauderdale firefighters fought the flames, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue was called in as backup.

Firefighters were able to put out the larger flames, but the fire is still at a smoldering state — meaning that firefighters will continue to work the scene until tomorrow and put out any hotpots, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said.

One of the ships was about 160 feet long, the other being around 100 feet long. Both were undergoing renovations when they caught fire. The official cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Firefighters estimate the damage to be around $20 million — one ship is worth between $16 million and $18 million, while the other is worth between $2 million and $4 million.

With help from the Environmental Protection Agency, authorities are monitoring and have put in place measures to combat any contaminants that may pour into the canal, like diesel.

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FORT LAUDERDALE , Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a huge fire has destroyed two large yachts in South Florida, sending flames skyward and He said one of the yachts was worth million , while the other was estimated at between and million . About 100 firefighters fought the blaze at

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Universal Marine Center’s general manager Laurent Bensoussan and Bernard Calot told The Triton, a nautical news source, that the marine center had its regular fire maintenance two weeks ago.

The paint jobs on the ships were almost finished, as well as teak and interior work, Calot told The Triton. One of the ships was ready to leave the yard in 10-12 days and the other in about three weeks.

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