Sheriff's Boat Responded to F.V. Jupiter Fire

Lending a hand...
Sheriff's boat S-300 joins other vessels on scene with a fishing vessel in distress (Photo courtesy of Sheriff Cummings)

Message from Sheriff Jim Cummings:

Sheriff's boat S-300 responded 11 miles south of Hyannis to a call of a disabled fishing boat “Jupiter” which had a fire on board.

Editor's Note:  In the best tradition of Cape and Islands mariners, a number of vessels responded to this fishing vessel in distress. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on