Blaze strikes ferry in repair yard
June 9, 2008 · Updated 3:14 PM
"Lt. Tim Dahl (right) helps a firefighter with heavy coils of water hose, as they respond to a fire aboard the ferry Walla Walla Tueday morning at the Washington State Ferries maintenance yard on Harborview Drive. No one was injured in the blaze, apparently caused when a welder's sparks ignited some chemicals in the below-decks area of the boat. The fire, which gave off thick black smoke, was quickly extinguished. "