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42' Fishing Vessel on Fire off Coast of Manzanita Beach, OR

Manzanita, OR, USA | 2022-Jun-18

Initial Notification: On 18-JUN-2022, USCG Sector Columbia River notified NOAA SSC of a 42’ fishing vessel on fire off the coast of Manzanita Beach, OR. There is potential for 800 gallons of diesel on board. The vessel is still on fire, persons on board abandoned the vessel, and the Coast Guard has established a safety perimeter. The USCG is concerned with the vessel drifting towards shore and potential release. A trajectory and Resources at Risk were requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 45° 41.53′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 59.33′ West