Fire Destroys Boat in Old Lyme

Investigators are searching for the cause of a fire that destroyed a boat in Old Lyme.

According to firefighters at the scene, a boat went up in flames around 7 p.m. Tuesday while dry-docked outside a home on Sandpiper Point Road.

It took firefighters about 30 minutes to snuff out the flames. While the boat was charred, the home did not appear to be damaged.

Sandpiper Point Road was blocked off in the area while police and fire officials responded to the scene.

No one was injured in the fire.

The cause is still under investigation.

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