Bellingham fishermen rescued from boat in 70 mph windstorm

CoastGuardRescueU.S. Coast Guard crews rescued three fishermen Thursday morning, March 10, from a boat that broke loose at a Bellingham harbor in an intense windstorm. A 52-foot commercial fishing boat named Bergen broke free from the spot it was moored, near Bellingham Cold Storage, 2825 Roeder Ave., sometime around 5 a.m. All of the lines must have come loose as the crew slept, said one the deckhands, Jacob Imholt, 35. Overnight a windstorm had roared into Whatcom County, with sustained winds above 40 mph and gusts measured around 70 mph. Read the rest here 14:45

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