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Late night welding is the suspected cause of New Jersey boat fire

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – A fire that damaged a commercial fishing vessel on Sunday off of Baltimore Avenue and Channel Drive may be the result of welding work, authorities said. The fire broke out on the fishing boat  about 3:30 a.m. Sunday at Laurelton Welding Services on Channel Drive, State Police Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Williams said. “Welding work had been completed earlier in the morning, right after midnight,” Williams said. Read the rest here 22:24

Overnight commercial fishing boat fire in Point Beach

l_12828466_1170242852993553_5193544034253494341_oA fire broke out overnight in a Point Pleasant Beach commercial fishing boat that recently drifted into a railroad bridge, authorities say. Police, fire, and emergency medical services were dispatched to the fishing docks near the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Channel Drive shortly after 3:30 a.m. today, according to Jerry Meaney, a local first responder who posted a video of the scene on his Barnegat Bay Island, NJ Facebook page. Responding units discovered heavy smoke with flames showing from the fishing vessel “Ocean One,” Meaney said. Link  10:25

F/V Ocean One breaks from anchor, drifts into Manasquan River railroad bridge

l_img_2846A commercial fishing boat anchored in a Manasquan River cove drifted into a NJ Transit railroad bridge this morning. The bridge spans the Manasquan River between Point Pleasant Beach and Brielle and carries train traffic along the North Jersey Coast Line. The unoccupied vessel, which has reportedly been anchored in a nearby cove for about two weeks, was towed to commercial docks by the U.S. Coast Guard, according to Jerry Meaney, a local first responder who posted a video of the scene. Link 14:26

Scallop Boat F/V Ocean One Has to Fix 21 Safety Violations, Says Coast Guard

8ab90d011e450d00957e150636f9a380The Ocean One, a 75-foot commercial scallop boat, has to fix numerous  safety violations and pass an inspection before they get back in  business, the Coast Guard said on Wednesday. The Coast Guard cited 21 violations which are considered  “deficiencies,” not criminal charges, and they do not carry fines, said  Coast Guard Petty Officer Cynthia Oldham. [email protected] patch

Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet tows disabled F/V Ocean One, finds numerous safety violations

uscg logoMANASQUAN INLET, N.J. – The Coast Guard towed a disabled 75-foot fishing vessel with three people aboard Tuesday after the boat lost power approximately two miles offshore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet received a call from the captain of Ocean One reporting they lost all power and did not have enough anchor line to anchor. continued @ uscgnews.com