Northwest Maritime Consultants, LLC

Seattle 206-227-1833 Tacoma 253-370-6980

TIME LINE of a MARINA FIRE

  August 31, 2005   Gig Harbor, WA


 0724       Fire isolated to the vessel of

                     origin 

0728       2nd vessel caught on fine
0729       Shoreside fire department arrives
0735       Entire marina ablaze
0829       Vessel Assist arrives
0839       Sheriff Marine Patrol arrives

0851       Tacoma Fireboat arrives

0853       USCG patrol vessel arrives

0913       Fire out, Marina and 46 vessels 

                   destroyed. 

The unexpected

Things can get out of control unexpectedly in marine operations.  As this hull section was getting prepared to be lifted out of the water, the double bottom was unexpectedly flooding.  "Routine" operations quickly changed.  Fortunately there were no injuries.

emergency response

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Seattle:  (206) 227-1833

Tacoma:  (253) 370-6980


NMC staff are available 24/7 for emergency response to groundings, sinking, fires and pollution events. We are able to initiate salvage and pollution cleanup operations that result in tens of thousands of dollars in savings to our clientele.