Two boats burn, sink in Tacoma

Two boats burn, sink in Tacoma
(Tacoma Fire Department)

TACOMA, Wash. — Two boats sank after they caught fire along the Foss Waterway in Tacoma early Thursday.

Crews were called to the 700 block of Dock Street where they were told there may be people trapped on the dock. Tacoma fire did not say if anyone needed to be rescued, but no one was hurt.

Both boats, about 35 and 43 feet long, sank after the fire. Booms were put in place to contain any possible fuel spills and environmental authorities were notified.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

(Tacoma Fire Department)