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Boat Fire Hits Seattle Trawler ROYAL ENTERPRISE

A fire broke out on a fishing trawler moored near Seattle Gas Works park Friday night. The 125-foot fishing vessel, ROYAL ENTERPRISE, reportedly caught fire around 7:45 p.m. No one was aboard the vessel at the time of the fire, and the cause of fire is under investigation. The Seattle Fire Department responded to the fire and was able to confine the fire to the deck level and control the fire in approximately an hour. This is the second boat fire to strike the Seattle fishing fleet in the last ten days.