Fire aboard fishing vessel moored at Fisherman’s Terminal

There was a fire early this morning aboard a 50-foot commercial fishing vessel berthed at Fisherman’s Terminal, just west of the Ballard Bridge. According to Seattle fire, crews found the boat burning when they arrived on scene just after 4 a.m. Friday. Firefighters used foam to control the fire within four minutes.

The fire was reportedly caused by a faulty electrical outlet in the galley. The fire department estimates damage at $200,000.

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