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Coast Guard assists during Ketchikan boat fire


June 29, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - Petty Officer James Formosa stands ready on the bow of a Coast Guard 47-foot motor life boat to provide cooling water in in case of a personal emergency during a boat fire in Thomas Basin, Ketchikan Monday. The Coast Guard crew assisted the Ketchikan Fire Department and provided security.

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As USCG Petty Officer James Formosa stands ready, the Ketchikan Fire Department firefighters fight the fire. In the background are numerous folks lined along the waterfront watching the professionals as they do their jobs.
Official U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Ketchikan


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No injuries in boat fire - Monday afternoon the Ketchikan Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting a boat fire at Thomas Basin. Initial arriving units reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the cabin of a boat. - More...
June 28, 2005


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