12-23-2008, 03:26 PM #1
Popular Utah Rec doc goes up in flames
Glen Canyon marina fire damage set at $3-5 mil
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Park Service says last week's fire at a remote marina in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area destroyed boats and facilities valued at between $3 million and $5 million.
Glen Canyon spokesman Max King also says that a new count shows only 15 boats were destroyed. Early reports had 20 boats consumed when flames broke out late Thursday among vessels moored at Halls Crossing Marina on Lake Powell in southern Utah.
The fire burned in covered boat slips. Utah and federal investigators don't yet know the cause but say there's no sign it was deliberately set.
One of six sets of docks was largely destroyed and another damaged.
Halls Crossing is about 95 miles upriver from the Glen Canyon Dam and park headquarters at Page, Ariz.
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