Lucas Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire at Wilson Lake

By David Elliott
KRSL – May 29, 2018

Photos by Justin Couse and Julie Counts

Lucas Firefighters responded to a boat fire Saturday afternoon at Wilson Lake.

At about 4:30 PM Saturday, firefighters were paged to the fire.

According to Justin Couse with the Lucas Fire Department and Russell County Emergency Management, the fire started in the boat’s engine compartment after an explosion.

The occupants of the boat bailed out and were picked up by other boats.

There were no injuries.

The boat was destroyed.

Russell County EMS, Russell County Sheriff’s Deputies, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Officers, and the US Army Corps of Engineers also responded.

 

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