Fire destroys Owls Head lobster boat, community rally’s

owlsheadboat-600x800Todd Nickles said the fishing community has rallied to offer its collective hand after his lobster boat was destroyed Saturday night by fire. The cause of the blaze aboard the 31-foot Double Trouble II has not been determined, Nickles said Monday as he stood by the remnants of the burned vessel, which was surrounded by yellow tape. There were no immediate responses to an email message left Monday afternoon with the Maine Department of Public Safety and a phone message for the state fire marshal investigator about the fire. Nickles said he does not believe it was intentionally set. The boat is insured, Nickles said, but he does not know if the insurance covers lost income. Read the story here 08:38

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