Fire causes 'extensive' damage to bulk carrier at Wisconsin yard

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(STURGEON BAY, Wis.) — A fire caused "extensive" damage Friday night to a dry-docked bulk carrier at Bay Shipbuilding, the Duluth News Tribune reported. A city official said the fire aboard Alpena, a 519-foot self-unloader, occurred near the stern just above the engine room. The cause has not been determined. Two shipyard workers and two firefighters who suffered smoke inhalation were treated and released from a local hospital.

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By Professional Mariner Staff