BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a boat fire Friday at the fuel pier of Bowley’s Marina in Galloway Creek near Middle River.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report at approximately 11 a.m. from Baltimore County Fire Department dispatch stating a 35-foot boat was on fire at Bowley’s Marina.
Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Stillpond to respond.
Baltimore County Fire Department extinguished the fire, and emergency medical personnel transported two people to Bayview Burn Center.
Baltimore County temporarily closed the waterway, and the 29-foot RBS boat crew remained on scene to assist with boating traffic.
The Incident Management Division at Sector Maryland-NCR conducted an on-scene investigation with Maryland Department of the Environment and determined the boat burned to the waterline. It has been secured to Bowley’s Yacht Basin with no threat of pollution.