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Boat Catches on Fire in Cherokee County Yard

No one was injured, but flame is under investigation.

A boat caught fire Wednesday as a Cherokee County residence. Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services
A boat caught fire Wednesday as a Cherokee County residence. Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services

The Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services and the Canton Fire Department responded to a boat on fire at a Whiteleaf Way residence Wednesday.

The fire occurred around 4 p.m., according to a new release on the county department’s webpage. The boat, which was parked next to a storage building, had major damage, but the building was spared.

The owner told firefighters he noticed smoke and flames coming from the boat when he went outside. He then called 911.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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