Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire off east coast

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The Canadian Coast Guard is responding to a report of a fishing boat fire about 80 miles east of St. John's.
The 65-foot Fins n' Skins - with five crew aboard - reported an onboard fire about 11:38 a.m. today.
The Coast Guard has relayed the mayday advising any ships in the area to respond.
At 12:10 p.m., the crew reported the fire was out but still smoldering.
There were no injuries and the crew is remaining onboard at this time.
Further updates when information becomes available.

Organizations: Canadian Coast Guard

Geographic location: St. John's

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