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Firefighters battle stubborn fishing vessel fire at Lobster Rock Wharf in Yarmouth

Firefighters were called to the Lobster Rock Wharf in Yarmouth Thursday night, Jan. 4, after smoke was seen billowing from a fishing vessel docked there. They arrived on scene to find the Fundy Commander on fire. Firefighters remained at Lobster Rock Wharf throughout the night, drenching the burning vessel with water in miserably cold conditions. Photo’s, click here to read the story 10:20

Coast Guard responding to a fishing vessel fire near Gabriola Island

Rescue crews are responding after a fishing boat caught fire off the coast of Gabriola Island. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre confirmed several rescue vessels were en route to the vessel, on the north side of Entrance Island about a kilometre northeast of Gabriola.,,, Sources say that five people aboard the 22-metre vessel “Sea Valley II” were transported safely click here to read the story 21:09

Vessel Fire near Gabriola Island – Update – A fishing vessel caught fire near Gabriola Island on the evening of Thursday, August 30, 2017. The vessel was under tow, moving from Petersburg, Alaska to Bellingham, Washington click here to read update 13:33