The Associated Press LA CONNER — All six boats that sank during the fire at the Shelter Bay Marina in La Conner have been pulled from the water. Ecology Department spokeswoman Lisa Copeland also says 600 gallons of diesel were removed from a seventh vessel that was destroyed in Friday’s fire but did not sink. The Skagit Valley…More
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Two more of the six boats that sank during a fire at Shelter Bay Marina near La Conner on Friday were raised today, bringing the number of boats pulled from water to four, according to the state Department of Ecology. The massive fire destroyed seven boats and damaged at least eight others at the marina in…More
Two of the six boats that sunk during a massive marina fire near La Conner were raised and put on barges Saturday and crews were working to raise two more Sunday, according to Larry Kibbee, president of the board for the Shelter Bay Community, owners of the Shelter Bay Marina. “Now they’ll be taken to a…More
With the smell of diesel strong in the air, dive teams and salvage crews are working quickly at the scene of Shelter Bay Marina in La Conner this morning. After Friday’s fire that sunk seven boats and damaged at least seven more, officials estimate 100 gallons of diesel spilled into the harbor with a possible…More
UPDATED 6:28 p.m. | So far, there are no reports of injuries. The fire has been knocked down. Speculation on the number of boats involved ranges from 12 to 20. UPDATED 5:55 p.m. | At least a dozen boats are involved, witnesses said. The Fire is at Shelter Bay. Five or six boats appear to be total…More
The sale of Seattle’s 86-year-old fireboat, Alki, which the city auctioned off last month, was finalized Monday. The buyers, longtime La Conner residents and business-owners Ken Gunersen and Ron Rennebohm, announced that the boat would be moved to its new home in Skagit County. The buyers, who bought the boat for more than $25,000, said the…More