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Parksville firefighters douse blaze aboard fishing vessel

May 19, 2020
By The Nanaimo News Bulletin

May 19, 2020, French Creek, B.C. – Fire crews were called to deal with a blaze on a 50-foot fishing vessel Sunday morning in French Creek. The fire, at the French Creek Marina, was controlled quickly by the Parksville Fire Department and the Coast Guard. No other vessels were rafted to the boat, so exposure to neighbouring boats was “minimal,” according to Fire Chief Marc Norris. The Nanaimo News Bulletin reports. | READ MORE