Portsmouth Fire Department responded to Hinckley Marina in the early dawn hours on Monday, September 14th for a report of two sailboats on fire.

According to reports around 5:45 a.m.; Portsmouth Fire discovered a 60 foot and a 40 foot sailboat on fire, mutual aid from surrounding towns and marine assets responded to the scene.

According to Newport Patch; the fire also included a power boat and two of the boats could not be saved and sank.

Read More on Newport Patch: Three Boats Catch Fire at Hinckley Marina

Hinckley Marina is located at 1 Little Harbor Landing in Portsmouth, RI.

Photos from Portsmouth RI Fire Department


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