Lobster Boat Catches Fire off Rye, NH

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The Portland Press Herald reports that 2 people were rescued after a lobster boat caught fire off the coast of Rye, NH, on Sunday morning, June 19. Rescue crews found the 30’ boat engulfed in flames and officers pulled 2 people from the water. The fire was extinguished, but the boat was destroyed by the flames and was towed to Portsmouth Harbor. No injuries were reported.