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F/V HIT LIST Fire; 2 Ferry Wharf, Newburyport, MA, USA

2 Ferry Wharf, Newburyport, MA, USA | 2018-Aug-24

Initial Notification: On August 24, 2018, the USCG Sector Boston notified NOAA that a 42 foot tuna boat caught fire at the dock in the Merrimack River, Newbury Port, MA. The vessel had 500 gallons of marine diesel onboard when it caught fire and sank at the dock. USCG requested trajectory

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 42° 48.80′ North
Longitude (approximate): 70° 52.15′ West
On-Water Recovery: Evaluated but not used
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable