The man who died in a capsized boat off Alki Point has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Anthony J. Collins, 40, of Port Orchard. Collins drowned in the Friday afternoon accident, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. Three of his crewmates suffered hypothermia but survived, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The…More
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Coast Guard officials are investigating what caused a 97-foot fishing boat to run aground off Whidbey Island early today. No one was hurt and there were no initial reports of anything leaking from the boat Neahkahnie, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer George Degener in Seattle. Degener said the grounding was reported shortly after 3 a.m. near…More
The barnacle-covered boat that washed up on a southwest Washington beach Friday has been traced to its owner in Japan, who says he lost it during the March 2011 tsunami, according to a staffer with the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle. U.S. officials provided the Japanese government with what appeared to be a registration number on…More
UPDATE: 10:25 a.m. | Work began this morning to repair portions of the small lock at the Ballard locks after a boat hit the west gate Sunday. Bill Dowell, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said that the small lock is closed while crews make inspections. ”Right now it looks like…More
Seattle police and fire crews battled a fully involved boat fire on Lake Union near Gas Works Park that began about 8:30 p.m. No one was injured, but a woman who lives aboard the 40-foot pleasure boat is being helped by the Red Cross, according to Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Helen Fitzpatrick. A Seattle police boat…More
The Associated Press The Seattle Fire Department says a cruise yacht that burned early Friday will likely smolder through the day. Spokesman Kyle Moore says firefighters remain on the scene to watch for flare-ups. No one was injured when flames erupted about 1 a.m. on the Safari Spirit at Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal, but the owner and an…More
There is not points to locate on the map UPDATE 1:23 p.m. Two men were injured Sunday morning in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood after two fuel tanks exploded near a boat they were working on. A 59-year-old man suffered life-threatening second- and third-degree burns over 40 percent of his body, Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said. A 33-year-old man…More