12:21: The fire is knocked down, and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is on-scene. Check back later for a full report.
11:48: Pawcatuck Fire Department apparatus and personnel are now on the scene helping out.
11:08: A fire at Dodson Boatyard has spread to five boats in a boat storage area near the railroad tracks. Cutler Street at the intersection of N. Main and N. Water is closed as emergency personnel respond to the fire and a foam truck from the Old Mystic Fire Department is being called in.
The fire began in the boat storage area at around 10:30 a.m. Two power boats were on fire but the fire quickly spread to three other boats in the area. The Stonington Fire Department is having a hard time reaching the fire due to all the boats parked in front of the storage area.
10:51 a.m.: A fire in the boat storage area at Dodson Boatyard quickly spread this morning.
Two boats caught on fire in the boat storage area along the railroad docks but the fire has now spread to four boats.
The two power boats that originally caught fire are completely destroyed and two sailboats are also now on fire.
The Stonington Fire Department is having a hard time reaching the fire due to all the boats parked in front of the storage area. They are bringing in the ladder truck and are going to try to attack the fire from the top.
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