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Firefighters douse boat fire at Palmetto Bay Marina

Town of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division crews were on the scene of a boat fire at Palmetto Bay Marina late Wednesday night, according to fire district spokeswoman Joheida Fister. Crews responded to the blaze involving a 30-foot house boat docked at 86 Helmsman Way about 10:45 p.m., she said. The boat was unoccupied and there were no injuries, Fister said. Crews had the fire out by 11 p.m. No other boats were threatened by the blaze.

--Cassie Foss

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