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Old boats leak fuel, catch fire in Essex

A pile of old boats leaked fuel and caught fire in Essex Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.
A pile of old boats leaked fuel and caught fire in Essex Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. (Kenneth K. Lam / The Baltimore Sun)

A pile of old boats leaking fuel caught fire in Essex Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.

The Fire Department and the Maryland Department of the Environment were called about 8:45 a.m. about the boats in the 2400 block of Holly Neck Road, Fire Department spokeswoman Elise Armacost said. About three junked boats burned, Armacost said.

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The fire was brought under control without any injuries reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

A pile of old boats leaked fuel and caught fire in Essex Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.
A pile of old boats leaked fuel and caught fire in Essex Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. (Kenneth K. Lam / The Baltimore Sun)
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