JONESPORT – A lobster boat was lost to fire Thursday morning off the coast of Jonesport.
The Coast Guard received a call around 6:12 a.m. from the boats owner who was on shore.
He reported the 32 foot fishing vessel called “Bigger Dirls” was on fire at Hopkins Point Marina.
Coast Guard Station in Jonesport launched a rescue boat and used a dewatering pump to start fighting the fire.
The Jonesport Fire Department also assisted in dousing the flames.
The boat was then towed to shore where investigators will try to figure out what caused it to burst into flames.