August 31, 2005 Gig Harbor, WA
0724 Fire isolated to the vessel of
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
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.
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