'Hero' fisherman Chris Dargel tells tale of boat fire in Stratford

Chris Dargel says he's gone out fishing with

Chris Dargel says he's gone out fishing with his father, Peter Dargel, since he was about 3 years old. His experience at sea came in handy when the clamming boat he was on suddenly erupted in flames. (June 8, 2014 6:54 PM)

One of the fishermen aboard a boat that caught fire in Stratford on Saturday shared his heroic story with News 12 Connecticut.

Chris Dargel says he's gone out fishing with his father, Peter Dargel, since he was about 3 years old. His experience at sea came in handy when the clamming boat he was on suddenly erupted in flames.

Dargel says an apparent generator malfunction ignited 450 gallons...

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