Fire destroys large boat on Malletts Bay

Local News

A fire destroyed a boat near Bayside Park in Colchester late Saturday morning.

Eyewitnesses told Local 22 & Local 44 News that three people were seen jumping from the vessel near the Bay Harbor Marina. They were picked up by a nearby boater. They were treated at University of Vermont Medical Center for minor injuries and smoke exposure.

The fire was large enough to cause damage to a second boat. No one was aboard.

The burned boat was beached along West Lake Shore Road, near the entrance to Malletts Bay 

According to Colchester police, the was scheduled to be removed Sunday.

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