Winds complicate work after Bellingham marina fire
Sunday, April 1, 2012
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Officials are still looking for the bodies of two people presumed dead in the fire Friday that sank their boat at a Bellingham marina.
Divers have been unable to get close because of poor visibility and the amount of debris in the water.
A crane is being barged in to help, but that was complicated this weekend by high winds. More high winds are forecast for Monday.
The missing couple are 43-year-old Jim Langei and 33-year-old Sterling Taylor, who lived aboard a 42-foot power boat. It's one of 10 boats destroyed in the boathouse fire.
Officials expect the investigation of the cause and cleanup work will take several weeks.