Flames Destroy Building Housing 'Many Multi-Million-Dollar Yachts' at Michigan Marina

Firefighters battled a multiple-alarm fire that destroyed a boat-filled marina building – including “many multi-million-dollar yachts” – in La Salle, Michigan, on Friday morning, December 4, according to local reports.

According to local media, the fire was first reported around 6.30 am at the Safe Harbor Toledo Beach marina in Monroe County. In the subsequent hours, the flames tore through most of the building and the vessels inside it.

This footage, taken by local resident Tom Thurman, shows a plume of smoke rising from the site on Friday morning.

Firefighters were still on the scene as of 11 am. The cause of the fire was not yet known and no serious injuries had been reported at the time of writing. Credit: Tom Thurman via Storyful