sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Fire blazes for several hours on Cup construction site
America's Cup: Fire blazes for several hours on Cup construction site

'San Francsico Pier27 construction progress June 13, 2012 a week before the fire in the Pier 27-29 area'    Gilles Martin-Raget/www.americascup.com©    Click Here to view large photo

A blaze broke out in the bulkhead of San Francisco's Pier 29 at 1:50 PM and burned for several hours, forcing a 4 alarm response which closed down the Embarcadero and snarled traffic.

The shed behind the bulkhead and the adjoining work going on at Pier 27 was not effected.

The area is being demolished and rebuilt in prepration for the 34th America's Cup

At this time the source of the fire is still under investigation, but being that there is ongoing construction going on with lot of welding, the mystery may be solved soon.

Erik Simonson of www.pressure-drop.us provided these images. For more click here

San Francsico Pier27 construction progress May 25, 2012 almost a month before the fire in the Pier 27-29 area -  Gilles Martin-Raget-www.americascup.com©   Click Here to view large photo


Fire at Pier 29, San Francisco June 20, 2012 -  Erik Simonson_©_www.pressure-drop.us  


Fire at Pier 29, San Francisco June 20, 2012 -  Erik Simonson_©_www.pressure-drop.us  


Fire at Pier 29, San Francisco June 20, 2012 -  Erik Simonson_©_www.pressure-drop.us  


Fire at Pier 29, San Francisco June 20, 2012 -  Erik Simonson_©_www.pressure-drop.us  


by www.pressure-drop.us and Sail-World

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=98762

8:31 AM Thu 21 Jun 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2013 America's Cup

Related News Stories:

21 Jun 2012  ACWS - Training and statement on Pier 29 fire
19 Jun 2012  America's Cup: Fourth Challenger pays Entry Fee for Louis Vuitton Cup
18 Jun 2012  America's Cup 2013 - African Diaspora Maritime sues Golden Gate YC
16 Jun 2012  America's Cup: Ray Davies works out the Kinks for Emirates Team NZ
13 Jun 2012  America's Cup: Defender's first AC72 wingsail is delivered
13 Jun 2012  America's Cup: Oracle Racing's wingsail arrives in San Francisco
07 Jun 2012  America's Cup: Team Korea principal says they will enter AC34
05 Jun 2012  America's Cup: Paul Cayard interviewed on Artemis wingsail break
31 May 2012  Gladwell’s Line: America’s Cup – Emirates Team NZ AC72 unveiled +Video
28 May 2012  Golden Gate Bridge Anniversary - Oracle Team USA carry special message
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World































































Formula Windsurfing Youth and Master Worlds overall by International Windsurfing Association,




ISAF Youth Worlds - Laser Radial sailors look to join list of legends
Coville soon to chase solo circumnavigation record in giant trimaran
Fierce competition at the Meanline Fins Slalom Challenge
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Brunel opt for experienced winner
Bakewell-White supermaxi designed to take Transpac's Barn Door Trophy *Feature
Crew rescued by navy patrol from J/111 racer after Mayday in storm
Team Alvimedica practice in Newport, RI - Photos
18 foot skiff European Championship (Open Europeans) - Final results
Nacra 17 European Championships - No action on day 1
ISAF Youth Worlds - 29er and SL16 sailors prepare for battle + Video
Volvo Ocean Race: Eight new crew members named by teams
Volvo Ocean Race: New additions to Spanish team announced
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Phuket Island is ready to host
PWA Awaza World Cup - Cyril Moussilmani and Delphine Cousin on top
Foiling Week - Moth Class Italian Open Championship Day 2
America's Cup: Luna Rossa foiling in AC45s at their Italian base
Star World Championship - Germans claim dramatic win in Malcesine
PWA Awaza World Cup - Down to the wire in Turkmenistan
Route Halifax Saint-Pierre - Off to France!
Nacra 17 Europeans - La Grande Motte back in Olympic classes arena
Stena Match Cup Sweden - Hansen hat trick in Marstrand + Video   
Route Halifax Saint-Pierre Race keeps an eye on Arthur   
World Match Racing Tour: See the Finals replay at the Stena Match Cup   
Newport International Boat Show unveils exciting 'At The Helm' Program   
Stena Match Cup Sweden - First blood to Hansen over Canfield + Video   
Star World Championship - Americans claim race win in Malcesine   
PWA Awaza World Cup - Weather halts action on day 4   
Clipper Race - Henri Lloyd wins OneDLL Cup into Den Helder   
Clipper Race - Close match racing in closing stages of the OneDLL Cup   
Volvo Ocean Race: Spanish play catch-up with under 100 days to go   
World Match Racing Tour: Catch the live action at the Stena Match Cup   
Finn Junior Worlds - Battle for the Jorge Bruder Silver Cup   
Mobiles drive traffic - 72% increase in Sail-World.com page view *Feature   
British Open Dragon Championship finale at Royal Lymington preview   
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Phuket is ready to host   
PWA Awaza World Cup - Valerie Ghibaudo hits back on day 3   
Star World Championship - Hard fought win on day 4 + Video   
Stena Match Cup Sweden - Action-packed match racing + Video   
Oceans of Hope yacht arrives in Portsmouth   
Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race - Registration details   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT