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Vessel sunk by fire in Shilshol Marina

Washington Department of Ecology is responding to a pollution threat caused by a boat fire that damaged two boats moored at the Shilshole Bay Marina early Saturday morning.
Pollution responders from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound and Ecology will oversee the cleanup and removal of the pollution threat in the marina after one boat sank with an estimated 150 gallons of fuel onboard.
The boat fire was notified at about 12:09 a.m., by the Seattle Fire Department. Firefighters aboard the fireboat Leschi extinguished the fire and placed containment boom around the sunken boat.
The owner of the sunken boat and his insurance company have hired Global Divining and Salvage to remove the fuel onboard and salvage the vessel.