Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in the Port of Alaska, Anchorage

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in the Port of Alaska, Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard responded to a fire aboard the tank vessel Atlantic Lily in the Port of Anchorage, Friday night. At approximately 10 p.m., thick, black smoke was seen billowing from the exhaust stack of the 600-foot foreign-flagged tank vessel, following by a loud boom and flames. The crew quickly responded to the emergency, deploying fire hoses, and extinguishing the flames....