Coast Guard, Seattle Fire Dept. and Harbor Patrol respond to fire at Fisherman’s Terminal

13th Coast Guard District NewsSEATTLE — The Coast Guard, Seattle Fire Dept. and Harbor Patrol are responding to a vessel that was on fire in Ballard, Wash., Friday.

The 91-foot pleasure craft Safari Spirit moored at the Fisherman’s Terminal was reported on fire with no persons on board at 1 a.m. There have been no reported injuries and the fire is not spreading to other vessels.

A 45-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Seattle is on scene enforcing a 200-yard safety zone around the terminal and assisting in deploying containment and absorbent boom in the area to mitigate impact to the environment.

A pollution response team from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound is en route to assess the pollution impact of the fire.

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