PRINEVILLE, OR -- Everyone on board a small boat escaped injury after it caught Fire Saturday, in Prineville Reservoir. Crook County Sheriff's Office Marine Deputies responded to the scene just west of the State Park and found the boat fully engulfed in flames.
The owner reported a large wake caused the watercraft to roll, tipping over an unsecured battery, which arced and ignited the fuel tanks. The fire extinguished intself and the boat was towed to the docks for removal.
photo courtesy of CCSO.