A Jonesport boat owner called the Coast Guard from shore Thursday when he saw that his 32-foot  fishing vessel, Bigger Dirls, was on fire.

A crew from Station Jonesport responded to Hopkins Point Marina where the boat was moored. The Coast Guard used a dewatering pump to fight the fire and was aided by the Jonesport Fire Department.

Fishing vessel Bigger Dirls on fire in Hopkins Point Marina.

Fishing vessel Bigger Dirls burns at Hopkins Point Marina on Thursday.

After the fire was extinguished the boat was towed to the marina.

The cause of the fire is unknown and is under investigation.


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