Fire breaks out at Annapolis Yacht Club (Photos)

Fire fighters battle a blaze that broke out at Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Bob Waugh)
Fire fighters battle a blaze that broke out at Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Bob Waugh) (Courtesy Bob Waugh)
Firefighters work on a fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Matthew Cole/Capital Gazette via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Firefighters work on a fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Matthew Cole/Capital Gazette via AP) (AP)
Firefighters open up the roof while working on a fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Matthew Cole/Capital Gazette via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Firefighters open up the roof while working on a fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Matthew Cole/Capital Gazette via AP) (AP)
Fire crews battled a blaze at Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Annapolis Professional Fire Fighters IAFF local 1926 via Twitter)
Fire crews battled a blaze at Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Annapolis Professional Fire Fighters IAFF local 1926 via Twitter) (Annapolis Professional Fire Fighters IAFF local 1926 via Twitter)
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Fire fighters battle a blaze that broke out at Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Bob Waugh)
Firefighters work on a fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Matthew Cole/Capital Gazette via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Firefighters open up the roof while working on a fire at the Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Matthew Cole/Capital Gazette via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Fire crews battled a blaze at Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. (Annapolis Professional Fire Fighters IAFF local 1926 via Twitter)

WASHINGTON — A fire broke out at the Annapolis Yacht Club on Saturday afternoon, spurring road closures and warnings to avoid the downtown area for hours.

The fire was dispatched at around 2:15 p.m. Ninety-five firefighters and two fire boats responded. Two firefighters were hospitalized for minor injuries.

There were no reports of civilian injuries, according to the Annapolis Fire Marshal’s Office.

The fire was under control by 3:30 p.m. was extinguished at around 7 p.m.

Fire officials were still determining what caused the blaze. Capt. John Bowes said it was too early to estimate damage.

The building did not have sprinklers, Bowes said.

Annapolis police said several streets in the downtown area were closed to pedestrian and bicycle traffic due to a “very dangerous situation.” Traffic was reopened at around 9 p.m.

The Eastport Yacht Club’s Parade of Lights was cancelled due the fire.

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