There was an explosion on the boat followed by the fire according to witnesses.
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Firefighters were able to contain the fire to protect a nearby house.
Unincorporated areas in Whatcom County and Lummi Island continue to be under Stage 2 burn bans.
While medic units were eligible for an upgrade funded by a $1.2-million investment, aid units were not.
Stage 2 burn bans do not allow for recreational campfires or beach fires.
Firefighting foam from WCFD7 and Phillips 66 Refinery firefighters was brought in to put out the stubborn fire.
The collision occurred about an hour after sunset.
WCFD17 serves neighborhoods to the immediate south of the Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery.