August 16, 2022

Yacht Goes on Fire in Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club

An eighteen meter motor yacht titled Blaze went on fire at about 1600 hours of Tuesday sixteen August at Lauderdale Yacht Club.  Crew from Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue where immediately on the spot to control and fight the fire from both land and water.  The fire fighting was a success as the yacht sustained minimum damage.  The fire reportedly started to starboard of the main deck behind the helm station.  No one was injured in the fire.  
M/y Blaze is a Hampton 600 Motor Yacht a model produced from 2005 up to 2017.  The Hampton 600 Motor Yacht offered in an eighteen meters size four cabins with three heads layout, including which is a master stateroom located aft.  Hampton 600 Motor Yacht was usually powered by twin Cats 850hp engines which gave her speeds up to 25 knots.  The 600 also shared hull with the 660 Cockpit Motor Yacht.  The model was replaced by the 650 in 2018.

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