Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire off Grays Harbor, Wash.

Pacific Northwest Coast Guard News
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to a fire aboard a vessel approximately 32 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Monday.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call from the 314-foot fishing vessel Arctic Storm at approximately 3:20 p.m. reporting an uncontrolled engine room fire with 120 people on board.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River launched two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment and two 47-foot motor lifeboat crews from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River has issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast to alert all mariners in the area.

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