• Officials respond to boat fire at Mountain Island Lake


    MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. - Officials responded to a boat fire at the Mountain Island Lake riverbend access area on Sunday.

    The blaze occurred at the location off of Horseshoe Bend Beach Road.

    Officials said that no one was injured.

    Firefighters said that the fire started in the engine compartment and that the boat was only a few hundred yards from shore.

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