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Two emergencies reported in water off Boston as fire breaks out in tugboat, man falls off fishing vessel

A fire that broke out Friday morning in a tugboat near Georges Island was quickly extin­guished by the vessel’s fire suppression system, the US Coast Guard said.

The flames started in the ­engine room of the tug Liberty at 7:50 a.m. while the boat was in Nantasket Narrows, said ­Petty Officer Adam Sansoucie.

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