- Associated Press - Monday, July 7, 2014

ANACORTES, Wash. (AP) - The fire chief in Anacortes, Washington, says a 40-foot boat that caught fire in the Anacortes Marina is expected to be a total loss.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports (https://is.gd/XMsnPI ) that Fire Chief Richard Curtis said nearby boats have been moved to a safe location.

Officials said the boat was unoccupied when the fire started Monday.

Firefighters attacked the blaze from both the dock and the water.

The cause is not known.

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Information from: Skagit Valley Herald, https://www.skagitvalleyherald.com

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