Fire Units were dispatched at 18:12pm and first units arrived on the scene at 18:20 reporting heavy fire on dock F with multiple boats.

UPDATED WITH LAKE OZARK PRESS RELEASE:

On July 10, 2019 the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District was dispatched to a dock fire at Village Marina.  Fire Units were dispatched at 18:12pm and first units arrived on the scene at 18:20 reporting heavy fire on dock F with multiple boats.  Battalion 1 and 201 arrived on scene and set up incident command. Battalion 1 went to assist Engine 23 crews with operations. Lake Ozark Fire Boat 21 arrived on scene and was advised to start applying water to the heavily involved area of the dock.   Osage Beach Engine 11 and Chief 4 arrived on scene to assist with operations from land. Rocky Mount Fire Boat 629 arrived and was assigned to water supply for Lake Ozark Engine 23. Once knockdown of fire was accomplished crews started working from handlines from Engine 23 and Lake Ozark Fire Boat 21 to work on salvage and overhaul. The incident was marked under control at approximately 19:30. The Lake Ozark Fire District was also assisted by Eldon Fire, Miller County Ambulance, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and Sunrise Beach Fire. 

 The Missouri State Fire Marshal was called in to investigate, which is a formality of the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District.  At this time a cause has not yet been determined and all investigation questions will be deferred to the Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office.  If you have any further questions regarding this incident, please contact Lake Ozark Fire at 573-365-3380 or via email at mbirdsley@lofpd.com.