Drone captures multimillion-dollar yacht in flames

That's a quick way to get rid of $17 million. 


Fernando Alfonso III


Published Jun 21, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 2:23 am CDT

It might be the quickest way to get rid of $17 million.

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On Thursday morning at a San Diego shipyard, drone enthusiast Kurt Roll unexpectedly captured some stunning footage of a 110-foot Polar Bear yacht on fire.

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The boat was dry docked for repairs when police say it caught on fire around 9am, CBS8 reported.

It took firefighters about six hours to put the fire out. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

Screengrab via Kurt Roll/YouTube

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*First Published: Jun 21, 2014, 11:15 am CDT