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PHOTOS: Boat Breaks Loose From Mooring, Fire Breaks Out

February 7, 2012, 11:39 AM HST
* Updated February 7, 2:49 PM
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Pacific Maid vessel fire. Courtesy photo: John/Lahaina Photography.

By Wendy Osher

***Update now posted at the following LINK.

A fire was quickly extinguished aboard a vessel this morning that reportedly broke loose from its mooring in West Maui.

Witnesses observed smoke coming from the Pacific Maid vessel at around 8:15 a.m.

The boat was located along the shoreline, just south of the Lahaina Post Office.

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We are awaiting additional information from the Maui Fire Department.

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***Check back for updates.

Grounded vessel, Lahaina, Maui (2/7/12). Photo by C. Bergson.

Pacific Maid vessel fire. Courtesy photo: John/Lahaina Photography.

Pacific Maid vessel fire. Courtesy photo: John/Lahaina Photography.

Grounded vessel, Lahaina, Maui (2/7/12). Photo by C. Bergson.

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