Bizarre US winter weather brings fire and ice to boats, boaters and marinas

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Waterways closed; 12 rescued from collapsed dock; seven boats burn in Southern California

More than a week of unusual winter weather that left much of the southern United States under snow and ice where they are not used to getting any, and record snowfalls in areas where they are, have had a devastating impact on marinas, boats and boaters across the country, while a higher than usual number of marina fires have been reported in the same time period.

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