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Flames engulf 30-foot boat in north Portland harbor

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Photo: Chris Bensch Photo: Chris Bensch
Photo: Chris Bensch Photo: Chris Bensch
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A 30-foot boat went up in flames on Hayden Island in north Portland on Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to 118 N. Tomahawk Island Dr. around 2 p.m.

Crews worked to stop it from spreading to adjoining house boats.

There were no reports of injuries.

Investigators said the fire started during an attempt to transfer fuel onto the boat. There was an electrical malfunction on the boat that ignited the fuel.

There is no estimate available yet on the damage.

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