Fire damages sailboat on Thea Foss Waterway

Staff writerFebruary 17, 2014 

A 30-foot-long sailboat was damaged by fire Monday at the Thea Foss Waterway in Tacoma.

No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation, the Tacoma Fire Department reported.

The fire at Delin Docks was contained to the one boat.

The damage was to the inside of the boat’s cabin. The vessel was not occupied at the time of the fire.

Battalion Chief Jim Zuluaga described the boat as “fully involved” with fire around 1:30 p.m. Monday. Firefighters had to put down 700 feet of hose to get to the boat near Johnny’s Dock restaurant, 1900 E. D St.

The damage was to the inside of the boat’s cabin. The vessel was not occupied at the time of the fire.

Zuluaga said he didn’t have a damage estimate or know who is the boat’s owner.

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