Thursday, May 12, 2005

Ship Canal Closed By Tugboat Fire

The Harbor Patrol closed the Lake Washington Ship Canal for 20 minutes yesterday afternoon while the Fire Department responded to a boat fire. Seattle fire officials were called at 3:45 p.m. after the 125-foot tugboat Black Hawk caught fire near Northwest Leary Way and Northwest 40th Street, a fire department spokeswoman said. The owner and an employee evacuated the boat without incident. The cause of the fire is unknown.
Tugboat Black Hawk

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