Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire on St. Johns River

d7
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with local partner agencies, responded to a disabled vessel that caught fire on the St. Johns River Saturday night in Jacksonville, south of the Fuller Warren Bridge.

Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center were notified of the incident at 7:58 p.m. The report stated the 98-foot long cruise vessel Annabelle Lee experienced a fire and became disabled. No injuries were reported.

Crews from Coast Guard Station Mayport responded along side Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. One JFRD response boat crew embarked all the cruise ship passengers and took them to shore. The Coast Guard and another JFRD vessel are towing the disabled Annabelle Lee to it’s mooring.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.