Dozens of Boats Destroyed in Marina Fire

At least 17 boats were destroyed in a fire at a marina in Seneca, Ill.

By Sandra Torres
|  Thursday, Jan 12, 2012  |  Updated 9:47 AM CDT
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17 boats at a marina in North Central Illinois were destroyed by fire early Thursday.

17 boats at a marina in North Central Illinois were destroyed by fire early Thursday.

A massive fire destroyed at least 17 boats at a marina in North Central Illinois, according to reports.

The blaze started around 1:15 a.m. at the Spring Brook Marina in Seneca, according to the LaSalle County Sheriff's Department.

Several fire agencies were on the scene assisting the Seneca Fire Department, the LaSalle County Sheriff's office said.

As of Thursday morning, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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