Boat catches fire on Canandaigua Lake

June 30, 2018 11:14 PM

A mechanical issue caused a boat to go up in flames on Canandaigua Lake Saturday afternoon.

When the boats owner, Eugene Allaire started the boat, the engine area of the boat caught fire.

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Allaire along with three passengers and their three dogs evacuated the boat which had become engulfed in flames. 

The Sheriff's Marine Unit accompanied by the Canandaigua Fire Department was on the scene in less than a minute and provided aid.

The passengers on the boat all suffered minor burns to their legs and the dogs were uninjured.

The boat is a total loss.


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