they ain’t makin’ no more of them

A Ranger 33 goes up in smoke. Bummer.

One person had to be rescued when a sailboat caught fire near Budd Inlet following an explosion, according to McLane Black Lake Fire Department.

At 5:30 p.m. Thursday, crews responded to the report of a boat adrift and on fire in Puget Sound near Budd Inlet.

“The sailboat occupied by a single male burst into flames following an explosion. The occupant retrieved the fire extinguisher with the intent of extinguishing the fire when flames overcame him from behind,” according to the fire department’s news release.

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