Tugboat crew evacuated after onboard fire in Staten Island


(STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.) — Firefighters evacuated six sleeping crewmembers from a tugboat that caught fire early Friday morning in Mariners Harbor, the Staten Island Advance reported. The captain and five crew were aboard the 40-foot Viking at the Kirby Offshore Marine facility along Richmond Terrace. No injuries were reported and the fire caused minimal damage to the boat.

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By Professional Mariner Staff