Tour boat crew helps fight fire at NYC's South Street Seaport

(NEW YORK) — The crew of a tour boat helped battle a fire at South Street Seaport, television station WNBC reported. When flames broke out underneath Pier 17, the tour speedboat sailed alongside and used fire hoses to douse the flames before firefighters arrived. The fire destroyed a section of the pier and damaged some stores.

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By Professional Mariner Staff