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Mon Feb 29, 2016, 01:11 PM

 

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to marina fire in Urbanna, VA

02/29/2016 10:52 AM EST

PORTSMOUTH, Va. Ė The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding Monday to a marina fire in Urbanna.

Coast Guard Station Milford Haven received a request for assistance from Middlesex County at approximately 5:20 a.m., stating there was a fire at the Dozier Yachting Center on Urbanna Creek in Urbanna, and two people who lived aboard boats in the marina were not accounted for.

A 45-foot response boat-medium from Station Milford Haven launched, arrived on scene and established a safety zone.

Assisting agencies include:

Coast Guard Station Milford Haven
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City
A Coast Guard incident management team
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
A Newport News HAZMAT Team
York County Fire Department
Virginia State Police
It is reported approximately 50 boats have already been caught in the fire. The fire is reported to be under control but not extinguished.

The lead agency in the investigation of the fire is the Virginia State Police.

For breaking news, follow the 5th District on Twitter @USCGMidAtlantic.

For hosts this is a USCG news release.

For the rest, this is a breaking news story and if you are in the area... watch local media to see if there is any alert for air conditions.

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Blue_Tires Feb 2016 #1

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Mon Feb 29, 2016, 03:41 PM

1. Two people killed in massive fire at Dozierís marina in Urbanna

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