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Wind-Driven Fire Destroys Part of Popular New England Marina

A wind-driven fire damaged buildings and boats at a popular marina in Mystic, Connecticut, on Sunday, November 27, fire officials told local media.

The fire broke out just before 9 pm at Seaport Marine and spread rapidly before it was brought under control after a few hours, according to Mystic Fire Chief Anthony Manfredi. The cause of the fire remained under investigation on Monday afternoon, Manfredi said.

Some nearby residents were evacuated from their homes as a result of the blaze. No one was injured but one firefighter was taken to the hospital to be evaluated, The Day reported.

Footage filmed by NLC Fire Wire shows firefighters working to extinguish the flames. Credit: NLC Fire Wire via Storyful

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