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Boaters Advised to Keep Fire Extinguisher on Hand

Posted: Saturday, July 13th, 2013 at 6:21 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

Boaters may be lulled into a false sense of security when assessing their risk of fire while out on the water. Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer, Wes Gould, says any boat with a motor that’s 10 horsepower or larger needs a fire extinguisher on board. He adds he’s seen plenty of flash fires during his time with the DNR.