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Boat goes up in flames in Oceanside

The Oceanside Fire Department and the Nassau County

The Oceanside Fire Department and the Nassau County Marine Unit Friday responded to a fully engulfed boat fire at the rear of 3844 Illona Lane. There were no injuries reported. (July 27, 2012) Photo Credit: Bill Bennett

A boat went up in flames Friday afternoon in Oceanside, while docked in the back of an Illona Lane residence, police said.

Reports of the fire came in around 2:25 p.m., and the luxury boat, a 2002 Viking, was fully engulfed in flames, Nassau County police said. Oceanside and Island Park fire departments responded to extinguish the fire.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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