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Lightning strike causes docked boat in Clearwater to catch fire

Posted: 6:23 PM, Jun 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-19 18:23:21-04
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CLEARWATER, Fla. — A docked boat in Clearwater caught fire on Wednesday afternoon after it was struck by lightning, according to Clearwater Fire Rescue.

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Officials say the sailboat was dock at 223 Dolphin Point on Island Estates. Fire rescue was called to the fire around 5:10 p.m.

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Fire rescue officials responded and put the fire out. They say no one was injured.

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