Blaze that began in early hours Monday destroys at least 35 boats and cuts off escape routesA huge fire killed at least eight people and destroyed dozens of boats in an Alabama marina early on Monday, with witnesses describing a terrifying, fast-moving blaze and fire officials warning the death toll could rise.Tommy Jones, a Jackson county park marina resident who survived but lost his brother in the cold water, said the fire was spread rapidly by the wind. He watched helplessly as a small boat containing a woman and her children was engulfed in flames. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-01-28 00:58:39
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