Engine fire in fishing vessel off WA coast - 120 people on board

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on May 20, 2013 at 4:50 PM

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued an urgent marine notification for a 314-foot fishing vessel bound for Seattle that reported an uncontrolled engine room fire.

The Arctic Storm, which called USCG around 3:20 p.m., is located about 32 miles outside of Grays Harbor and has 120 people on board.

The USCG has sent a helicopter from Astoria, Ore. to assist the vessel.

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