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Things got hot for the guy’s on the Gretchen Marie off Jeffreys Ledge – Coast Guard responds

gretchen marieCoast Guard crews from Station South Portland, Maine, and Air Station Cape Cod responded to a report of a fishing boat fire Wednesday, about six miles from Jeffreys Ledge, a fishing area which stretches from the coast of Rockport to just southeast of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A crewmember aboard the 40-foot fishing boat Gretchen Marie contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England at about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday reporting a fire onboard and heavy smoke in Gretchen Marie’s pilothouse. Two men were aboard the vessel. The Gretchen Marie crew had put out the engine fire with their onboard fire-fighting equipment. Read the rest here 17:28