Don Parsons Marina in Vermilion, Ohio. Photo courtesy of their website http://donparsonsmarina.com/
VERMILION, Ohio - Officials are investigating what may have caused a fire to break out at a marina in Vermilion Sunday afternoon.
The Vermilion Fire Department said they responded to a fire at
Don Parsons Marina, located at 636 Sandusky Street, just after 3 p.m. Sunday.
Crews could see smoke upon arrival and called for mutual aid from the Vermilion Township Fire Department.
Flames burned a workshop building at Parsons' Marina during the business's busy season, according to a news release. It ruined a sailing ship.
No one was injured in the fire.
Officials estimate the damage to be around $300,000.
The State Fire Marshal's Office ruled the fire accidental, according to a news release.
Parsons' Marina has been in business for 100 years, providing service along the Vermilion River.