Man found dead after sailboat fire

A man is dead following a fire on a sailboat in Seward Harbor Saturday morning.

Seward Fire Department responded to the fire on the Perspective, moored in Seward Harbor’s B float, just after 11 a.m. on Saturday morning.

The cause of the fire is unknown and authorities have not yet identified the victim.

This is second vessel fire in the Seward Harbor this winter.

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