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Owner behind in payments burned his boat

A Christmas Day boat fire at a publicly owned Vashon Island dock was an arson set by a boat owner behind in his payments, King County prosecutors claim in charges filed earlier this month.

In charging documents, prosecutors claim a 58-year-old man who lived aboard the 31-foot Catalina sailboat  set the fire sometime after 11 a.m. on Christmas Day while his boat the moored at King County's Dockton Park on Vashon Island.

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