California: Crews Battle Benicia Dock Fire

Monday, September 26, 2011

According to a report from the Times-Herald, Benicia firefighters fought a dock fire for several hours Friday night and Saturday morning. A boat from Valero Refinery, the tugboat Millennium Fire, and Fireboat 295 from East Contra Costa Fire Protection District helped extinguish the blaze under the dock surface. A Benicia Public Works heavy equipment crew also helped by opening the pier's surface to help firefighter access. Vallejo, Valero and Fairfield fire departments, along with the U.S. Coast Guard, provided mutual aid and helped bring the fire under control by about 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Source: Times-Herald

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