Thursday, May 12, 2005
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