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35-foot boat behind Fort Lauderdale home catches fire

Flames contained to boat, dock

Firefighters douse a 35-foot boat after it caught fire Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 35-foot boat caught fire behind a Fort Lauderdale home Tuesday afternoon.

Fort Lauderdale firefighters were called to reports of heavy smoke and flames coming from behind a home on Marathon Lane about 1:30 p.m.

Firefighters were able to contain the flames to the boat and dock.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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