Over 50 firefighters were needed to contain the Key Biscayne Marina fire this morning. The fire heavily damaged Rickenbacker Marina at 3301 Rickenbacker in Key Biscayne.

At least 3 boats were considered a total loss with another 6 badly damaged.

The boats were unoccupied at the time of the fire and no one was injured.

Miami Fire Rescue were doing some training on their fire boat which enabled it to get on scene quickly. The fire boat made a big difference and helped firefighters stop the blaze from spreading further.

key biscayne marina fire boat

Smoke from the blaze could be seen from miles away.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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