Coast Guard’s Last Heavy Icebreaker Caught on Fire

Coast Guard’s Last Heavy Icebreaker Caught on Fire
U.S. Coast Guard

The crew of the Coast Guard's last heavy icebreaker battled a nighttime Feb. 10 blaze for almost two hours before it was extinguished, officials announced Thursday.

The fire erupted in the Polar Star's garbage incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

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