Ferry generator fire put out quickly with extinguisher

Posted on 6.2.17

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, MA – During a routine trip, the chief engineer on a Martha’s Vineyard ferry discovered a fire in one of the three generators on the boat. The fire started as the ferry was coming into port in Vineyard Haven. The chief engineer quickly grabbed a portable fire extinguisher and doused the flames. Upon docking, passengers were evacuated and the fire department determined the fire was completely extinguished.

Vineyard Gazette (Martha’s Vineyard, MA)

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