Suspicious fire causes major damage to boats at Fifty Point marina

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The initial damage estimate is $185,000 after a suspicious fire at Fifty Point Marina early Friday.

The Hamilton fire department got a call just before 4.30 a.m. indicating that flames had broken out in a storage area for boats.

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Fire officials say an “aggressive attack” quickly brought the blaze under control, but five boats have been badly damaged.

The Office of the Fire Marshal has been called to investigate.

No one was hurt.

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