Boat fire in Port Angeles
Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News
Firefighters attack a smoky blaze aboard La Rata Bastarda, a fishing trawler out of Seattle, in the yard of Platypus Marine Inc. on the Port Angeles waterfront this afternoon.
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The name on the trawler's stern indicated that the boat is La Rata Bastarda out of Seattle.
Platypus Marine is a repair company; the boat is in the boatyard for repair or maintenance work.
The outdoor fire in the boatyard is producing thick smoke — one witness described it as yellowish in color — and the Port Angeles Fire Department asked for additional units from Clallam County Fire District No. 2 to help fight it.
We will update with details as soon as possible. Please check back.
Last modified: April 01. 2013 4:05PM