Alabama marina fire News

‘Limited Fire Safety Practices’ Worsened Deadly Alabama Marina Fire

A fire that killed eight people and did more than $500,000 damage at an Alabama marina started accidentally but was worsened by the marina’s “limited fire safety practices,” according to a federal report. The National Transportation Safety Board, in a …

Investigators Probe Cause of Deadly Fire at Alabama Marina

Roughly two dozen people lived on Dock B at Jackson County Park Marina, and none was rich or famous. They were middle-class adults and children, not yachters, folks who liked having a Tennessee River bywater for their backyard. A fire …

At Least 8 Killed, 35 Vessels Burned in Alabama Marina Fire

A massive fire that killed at least eight people and destroyed dozens of boats in an Alabama marina early Monday was spread so rapidly by the wind that “we didn’t have time to do nothing,” said one resident who survived …