Firefighters Put Out Pontoon Boat Fire on Table Rock Lake


INDIAN POINT, Mo. — A boat fire on Table Rock Lake Monday afternoon filled the skies with thick, black smoke on Indian Point.

The Southern Stone County Fire Protection District says the fire was reported at Rock Lane Resort about 4:30 p.m.

Everyone on the pontoon boat got off safely.   The owner had reported engine problems when they launched, and the fire broke out in the area of the engine a few minues after launch, according to Eric Nielsen, Southern Stone FPD spokesman.

The owner was visiting from the St. Louis area.  In addition to the boat damage, the dock had minor fire damage Nielsen said.

(video and photo courtesy: Southern Stone County Fire Protection District)

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