A fire aboard a sailboat moored at the City Marina was quickly brought under control Wednesday, according to a news release from the Charleston Fire Department.
Firefighters were dispatched to the marina on Lockwood Drive for a possible boat fire at 11:43 a.m., the release said.
When firefighters arrived, they found a fire aboard an approximately 36-foot sailboat. Crews were able to extinguish the fire using the marina's portable pumps. The fire was under control at about 11:55 a.m.
No hazards or chemicals entered the water and the boat did not sink, Capt. Ryan Kunitzer said in the release.
The Fire Marshal Division remained at the scene, trying to determine the cause of the fire.
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