Posted: 8:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

2 boats sink in Kirkland marina


Sinking Kirkland boat
Credit: Kirkland Fire Department
Sinking Kirkland boat

KIRKLAND, Wash. —

 Two boats were found sinking early Monday morning at a Kirkland marina, said fire department officials.

 

Kirkland firefighters responded to 25 Lakeshore Plaza at 5:45 a.m.

 

When crews arrived, they found two boats sinking in the marina.

 

Two people were sleeping on one of the boats and a person passing by woke them up.

 

The two people escaped the sinking boat, but one suffered minor injuries

 

According to the Kirkland Fire Department, one of the boats had a large piece of transom broken off.

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