Boat burns, sinks on Lake Roosevelt


Three guys boating near Spring Canyon rescued a woman whose boat caught fire in front of them tonight. 

Kim Simons, of Bremerton, and her husband Jeff had jus t launched their 23-foot Warlock boat from the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area boat launch at Spring Canyon.

Kim took the boat for a quick spin while Jeff parked the trailer and walked back to the dock. He was chatting with someone on the dock, he said, ”and they said, ’Hey, you're boats on fire.’”

Jeff and Randy Semanko, brothers who both work for the Bureau of Reclamation locally, and friend George Kelley, visitin...

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