(KEY WEST, Fla.) USCG REPORT: The Coast Guard is currently overseeing diesel spill clean-up operations after the 100-foot vessel, La Dolce Vita, caught fire Tuesday near Marquesas #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Mar.18: The owner of the vessel is taking responsibility to contain and remove the resulting diesel spill. A commercial salvage crew deployed boom Wednesday to contain a visible light sheen. The La Dolce Vita was reportedly carrying nearly 4,500 gallons maximum capacity of diesel, but it is unknown how much of the product was discharged:

Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after vessel fire the captain radioed Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders reporting the fire on Ch. 16. All six people aboard safely evacuated using the vessel’s small boat and were escorted to shore by a Station Key West rescue crew: The fire reportedly started on the starboard generator

U.S. Coast Guard sent this bulletin at 03/18/2021 11:21 AM EDTNews Release 

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Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after vessel fire

Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after yacht fire
A boom surrounds the wreckage of the 100-foot yacht, La Dolce Vita, near Marquesas, Florida, Mar. 17, 2021.
Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after yacht fire
Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after yacht fire
Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after yacht fire

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

“Right now, the Coast Guard’s main concern is the environmental threat,” said Chief Petty Officer Thomas Goggans, Coast Guard Sector Key West incident management supervisor. “The location of the fuel spill is within a National Marine Sanctuary and a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge.” 

#AceNewsDesk report ……….Published: Mar.18: 2021:

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