Boaters rescued after boat fire near Destruction Island
The Associated Press
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UPDATED — Only debris left to clean up as Elwha River is free to travel its own path [ **WITH VIDEO ** ]
The Coast Guard received a distress call Friday afternoon from a boater reporting that an engine on fire.
Crews from Station Quillayute River at La Push responded to the scene.
The vessel owner, 56-year-old David Roach, and his unidentified wife were treated by local medics. The Coast Guard says Roach suffered smoke inhalation.
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