Docked fishing vessel Sylvia Lyn II catches fire, sinks in Cook’s Harbour

RCMP in St. Anthony responded to a call around 7 p.m. Friday that a fishing vessel had caught fire at the Cook’s Harbour wharf on the Northern Peninsula. The Cook’s Harbour fire department and St. Anthony fire department were both on the scene when police arrived. Police say the nearly 20-metre fishing vessel, named the Sylvia Lyn II, caught fire around 5:30 p.m. while docked at the wharf. No one was aboard the ship when the fire started, and crews worked for hours to extinguish the fire. Read the rest here 13:10

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