Annapolis Yacht Club was on fire Dec. 12 according to several news sources. Reports said the three-alarm fire began about 2:30 p.m. in Annapolis, Md.
WUSA9 reported that witnesses said that the fire started on a fake Christmas tree on the second floor of a building.
Update from Annapolis Yacht Club on Dec.12
“The Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) suffered a devastating fire today mid-afternoon at the main clubhouse on Compromise Street.
While the extent of the damage to the facility is unknown at this point AYC will be closed until further notice.
“We thank the Annapolis Police and area Fire departments for their quick action and our senior management for quickly evacuating the facility,” said Commodore Rod Jabin. “We are saddened by the events of today but thankful that no one was seriously injured. The yacht club was closed to its members while preparing for the Lights Parade and all of the staff got out safely.”
Club officers and management will be assessing the situation tomorrow to determine the extent of the damage and move the process forward to rebuilding.”
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Channel 9 News in Maryland reports that the Annapolis Yacht Club was on fire this afternoon. Reports said the three-alarm fire began about 2 p.m. in Annapolis, Md.