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Space heaters cause boat fire in Hampton

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Posted at 9:46 AM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 09:46:52-05

HAMPTON, Va. – Firefighters responded to a boat fire early Saturday morning.

Officials say a  35 foot boat caught fire around 5:30 a.m. on the 200 block of Congress Avenue.

There were no people on board and no other boats damaged in the area.

The cause of the fire has been ruled accidental from space heaters aboard the boat.