PROTECTION ISLAND, Wash. – A 40-foot boat located north of Protection Island in Washington was found to be on fire with three souls on board, donned their survival suits and jumped into the water.
They were picked up by a Good Samaritan.
The US Coast Guard (Pacific Northwest) aircrew were on board a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station/Sector Field Office in Port Angeles. They visible saw no sheen on top of the water.
All souls on the boat were later transferred to a USCG boat crew who were said to be bringing them to Port Hudson Marina.
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