Fire at Texas marina destroys 20 boats

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POTTSBORO, Texas (KXII) A massive fire that broke out Wednesday morning on Lake Texoma destroyed a dock and at least 20 boats.

(KXII-TV photo)

The flames spread from one vessel to another Wednesday at the lake, which serves as a border between Texas and Oklahoma, Texas Game Warden Capt. Steve Stapleton said.

Photos show large flames consuming the boats and black smoke rising from Highport Marina.

Fire crews prevented flames from spreading to nearby docks at the marina located near Pottsboro.

Witnesses said maintenance worker was working on a boat when it caught fire, KXII-TV in Sherman reported.

He received minor burns to his arms and was checked out by a nurse at the scene.

A post on the marina's Facebook page says no one was injured.

It wasn't immediately clear how the fire started.