Boat fire in Wilmington may have been arson


Firefighters responded to a power boat engulfed in flames on North Henry Ford Avenue just after 1:30 a.m. The boat was anchored in the Leeward Bay Marina.

Crews knocked down the fire in about 20 minutes. No one was hurt. Witnesses said they saw a man get on the boat and then run off just before it went up in flames.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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