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September 20, 2013 at 11:33 PM

40-foot fishing boat catches fire in Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal

Seattle firefighters put out a small electrical fire on a 40-foot fishing trawler tied up to a dock at Fishermen’s Terminal just before 11 p.m. tonight, according to department spokesman Kyle Moore. A caller told dispatchers smoke was coming from the boat’s engine, Moore said, but it wasn’t clear whether the boat had been running or…


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August 30, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Hazmat team clearing up ammonia leak near Fisherman’s Terminal

A Seattle Fire Department team prepares to assess an ammonia spill near Fisherman’s Terminal. (My Ballard photo) An ammonia gas leak on a 178-foot vessel near Fisherman’s Terminal led to an evacuation of everyone within 500 feet of it Thursday, according to the Seattle Fire Department. A repair crew for a  fish-processing…


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June 19, 2012 at 3:57 PM

UPDATE: Fire out; suicidal man rescued

UPDATE, 5:28 p.m. | A man threatening to kill himself inside of a Fisherman’s Terminal workshop where he lit a rag fire surrendered himself to Seattle Police Department officers after injuring one wrist, said Kyle Moore, spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department. Firefighters were able to put out the rag fire quickly, but Seattle Police Department…


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