Teen vandals firing marine flares may have started ship fire

(HALIFAX, Nova Scotia) — A fire aboard a vacant former Canadian Coast Guard ship may have started by teenaged vandals who shot off marine flares, the newspaper Metro Halifax reported. A witness said he saw teens on the ship previously, and the fired off flares that apparently had been remained on the vessel while it was still in use. The ship is the former Sir Charles Tupper and is now privately owned.
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By Professional Mariner Staff