Sc harbor dredge fire-1/16/14-1640-PMD

 THE CREW OF THE SANTA CRUZ HARBOR’S DREDGING VESSEL ARRIVED TO WORK THURSDAY MORNING TO FIND SMOKE COMING OUT OF A GENERATOR COMPARTMENT.     SHORTLY AFTER 8:30 A-M,  A  FIRE FIGHTING BOAT WAS ASSISTED BY HARBOR PATROL AS WELL AS 3 FIRE ENGINES ON LAND.  THE SMALL FIRE, WHICH WAS CAUSED BY A HOSE COMING IN CONTACT WITH A GENERATOR WAS EXTINGUISHED QUICKLY.  THE DAMAGE TO THE VESSEL IS DESCRIBED AS MINOR AND SHOULDN'T EFFECT DREDGING OPERATIONS.

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