Wahweap Marina - Lake Powell Houseboat Fire Investigation Needs Help

Wahweap Marina - Lake Powell Houseboat Fire Investigation Needs Help

Lake Powell Houseboat Fire

New Details Emerge on Lake Powell Marina Houseboat Fire

The investigation into the cause of the fire is being led by the National Park Service. The National Park Service is urging anyone who may have captured videos or photos of the incident to submit them through the provided link.

What Happened on the Wahweap Marina Houseboat Fire in Lake Powell?

On June 2, 2023, at 1:20PM, a fire broke out on the B Dock in Wahweap Marina at Lake Powell, resulting in significant property loss. Investigators are seeking any photos or videos taken by the public during that time frame. To submit photos or videos, upload them to the following portal. Anyone with any information of this incident is urged to contact the National Park Service at GLCA_dispatch_center@nps.gov. The reporting party may remain anonymous.

The blaze originated on a boat moored at Wahweap Marina, situated in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, close to Page, Arizona. The National Park Service received the initial alert about the fire shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Friday. It started on a boat located at the B dock near a marina restaurant and quickly spread to multiple other vessels.

Following the occurrence of a fire that engulfed several houseboats at a marina near the Utah border at Lake Powell, additional information has been released regarding the incident.

During the incident, one of the burning boats was pushed out of its slip and into the marina, eventually being halted by a breakwater that also caught fire. Approximately 6-8 houseboats were damaged as a result.

Fortunately, there were no reported fatalities, although two individuals received treatment at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Certain areas of the marina affected by the fire remain closed, and the staff is currently assessing the boat slips that will be cleared for harbor usage.

Wahweap Marina, located on the southern shore of Lake Powell, is a substantial marina renowned for its comprehensive facilities and services catering to boating and water recreation enthusiasts. With its size and capacity, it ranks among the largest marinas on Lake Powell, offering ample space for boat slips, docks, and various amenities.

Here is a map of Lake Powell Marinas