Fire sparks in Port of Morehead City ship, Coast Guard says

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The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a fire in one of its ships in the Port of Morehead City.

The fire started Sunday on a ship that is more than 500 feet long, according to Morehead City Fire and EMS.

The Coast Guard says the damage is mostly confined to the crew sleeping area.

The following departments provided EMS coverage: The Beaufort FD , as well as, Atlantic Beach, Newport, & Beaufort EMS.

The US Coast Guard is now investigating the incident.

Officials have not said yet what started the fire.

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