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Fire at mechanical shop doused

Firefighters extinguished a blaze that broke out in a boat parked in the mechanical shop of a Prince George business early Sunday morning.
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Firefighters extinguished a blaze that broke out in a boat parked in the mechanical shop of a Prince George business early Sunday morning.

In all, 15 firefighters from three halls were dispatched to the scene in the 800 block of Lower Patricia Boulevard at 6:40 a.m.

They found heavy smoke coming from the building which housed numerous vehicles and a boat.

"The boat was fully involved with flames. Entry was made and crews extinguished the fire quickly,"

Prince George Fire Rescue assistant chief Denis Poulin said.

There were no injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.