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#12679750 - 03/19/18 12:26 PM Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage
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#12679774 - 03/19/18 12:34 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Originally Posted By: fouzman


72 Units destroyed! This Could rival the Highport fire for overall damages.
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#12679823 - 03/19/18 12:54 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 01/14/09
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Loc: Kingwood, TX
Right down the road from Stowaway Marina, a very popular ramp on the N end we launched there two weeks ago.
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#12679854 - 03/19/18 01:14 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Loc: Lake Conroe
This has always been my biggest fear! I have kept my boat in a storage facility for the last 10 years.
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#12679884 - 03/19/18 01:34 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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https://www.chron.com/neighborhood/moco/...m-85307-tbla-10

Now reporting "hundreds" of boats destroyed. Man, I feel bad for the boat owners.
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#12680045 - 03/19/18 03:04 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 01/31/07
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Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
Pretty bad electrical storm last night, but I'm guessing a battery charger shorted out.

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#12680066 - 03/19/18 03:14 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Loc: Bossier City, LA
WOW that really sucks... :-(
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#12683777 - 03/22/18 12:44 AM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
TxDispatcher Offline
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Registered: 04/23/12
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Loc: Conroe, Tx
We live on the lake out past Stowaway, it was sickening to pass by and see it on my way home that day. I can't imagine how sickening it would be to have a boat stored there and get the news that the place was on fire. I don't know how they managed to keep the fire from destroying the climate controlled section that it's attached to...pretty much burned the entire stretch behind there. Hope no one on TFF had a boat that was lost

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#12684113 - 03/22/18 09:06 AM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
InTheClear Offline
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Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 1544
Loc: Southwest Texas
we are on the lookout for a "space heater" that is tripping the breakers in the storage unit I use in Del Rio, unbelievable! who in their right mind would leave one on with a million dollars worth of boats on this property?

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#12684336 - 03/22/18 11:03 AM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: InTheClear]
RCarter Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
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Loc: Universal City, Texas
Originally Posted By: InTheClear
we are on the lookout for a "space heater" that is tripping the breakers in the storage unit I use in Del Rio, unbelievable! who in their right mind would leave one on with a million dollars worth of boats on this property?


I know we had a cold winter BUT.....a space heater in a Del Rio storage....unbelievable!
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#12684352 - 03/22/18 11:09 AM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
coachmas Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Back at Palestine
That sucks!

I'm guessing the storage facility's insurance covers that? I have no idea on that part of it. Coach
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#12684465 - 03/22/18 12:06 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 982
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
http://honigconte.com/need-insurance-self-storage-unit/

Think you would need renters insurance?

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#12684888 - 03/22/18 03:30 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
dk2429 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 653
Loc: Pearland, TX
If I'm not mistaken, the guy I bought my boat from stores there. Matter in fact, that's where I picked the boat up at! (If it's the same place I'm thinking of)
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#12684995 - 03/22/18 04:43 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 06/26/16
Posts: 623
Loc: Magnolia, TX
Rental facility is not responsible, the owners who rent from them are responsible the way I understand it. I knew a guy that had his very expensive motor home burn in a storage unit fire some and he was totally responsible. Hope the renters had good insurance.
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#12685495 - 03/22/18 10:29 PM Re: Bad Fire - Lake Conroe Boat Storage [Re: dk2429]
TxDispatcher Offline
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Registered: 04/23/12
Posts: 209
Loc: Conroe, Tx
Originally Posted By: dk2429
If I'm not mistaken, the guy I bought my boat from stores there. Matter in fact, that's where I picked the boat up at! (If it's the same place I'm thinking of)

There are several storage facilities out here. Piney Woods Storage is about 2 miles off of I-45 on the left hand side. Nice folks who run the place, I hate that they're dealing with this headache, along with the renters who are dealing with it

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