State police investigate boat fire in Middlefield

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Middlefield, CT (WFSB) -

State police are investigating a late night explosion of a boat in Middlefield.

Officials told Eyewitness News the explosion was reported late Saturday night at F. Monarca Masonry Enterprises, Inc. on Industrial Park Access Road.

According to dispatchers, a large boat valued at $135,000 was on top of a trailer when it happened.

Police said that the explosion could be heard in Durham, Middletown and Middlefield.

Sunday afternoon, State police confirmed that they are currently investigating the exact cause of the fire.

No other details have been released.

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