27-foot sailboat burns, sinks at Bellingham marina

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- A 27-foot sailboat burned and sank early Monday in its slip at the Port of Bellingham marina.

The fire department says a nearby boat had started to burn about 2:30 a.m. when firefighters knocked down the flames.

No one was injured.

The Bellingham Herald reports (http://is.gd/hdHezD ) the Port of Bellingham and Coast Guard are assessing the damage and environmental impacts.

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Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com