Two injured in dockside boat fire

Crews work to contain a boat fire on Harper Cove Saturday evening. One boat exploded, igniting a dock and another nearby boat. Photo by Chuck Elbourn

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

PALMER—One boat was destroyed, another damaged and two people injured Saturday evening after an explosion at Robbins Boat Yard off Windmill Point Road.

According to White Stone Volunteer Fire Department (WSVFD) Chief Dan Sanders, two people were injured when the 30-foot Trojan they were on exploded around 6 p.m. at the dock on Harper Cove off of Antipoison Creek.

Both of the injured persons were transported…[to-view-more]