Wild West Sinking
The Denver Fire Department received noticed that their Fire Boat No. 13 sank on Lake Norman while moored at berth. The vessel was found lying sunk on its starboard side. A salvage firm was called and was able to raise the fire boat. The vessel had leaked some oil pollution, but salvagers were able to contain and remove it. The fire boat will be pulled out of the lake to be repaired. Another fire boat was damaged by gunfire just prior to the sinking. Multiple Agencies are conducting an investigation into the incident.