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Boats heavily damaged by fire on Intracoastal Waterway

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 14:37:38-05

A boat was heavily damaged by fire in Clearwater Thursday afternoon, officials said. 

Clearwater Fire and Rescue firefighters battled the blaze as the vessel broken away from its slip and drifted into the Intracoastal Waterway at about 1:30 p.m. 

The fire now is out, according to a tweet from Clearwater Fire and Rescue.

 

 

A second boat was also damaged, but no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC Action News for updates.