SAULT STE MARIE, Michigan — The Coast Guard received a report of a generator fire aboard the Motor Vessel Paul R. Tregurtha, a 1,013 foot bulk carrier freighter, at 4:20 a.m. Monday.

The vessel master reported the fire extinguished at 5:30 a.m. and stated that there were no injuries or pollution, and all 23 crew members are accounted for. The ship is carrying 68,200 tons of coal, 124,000 gallons of fuel, and 88,000 gallons of caustic soda.

The Coast Guard is dispatching resources to monitor the situation and to conduct a Marine Casualty Investigation into the cause of the incident.

The motor vessel Paul R. Tregurtha, owned by the Interlake Steamship Company, is anchored near Point Iroquois, in Whitefish Bay.

The following information is from At 1013.5 feet, Interlake’s flagship M/V Paul R. Tregurtha is the longest ship on the Great Lakes. She can carry up to 68,000 gross tons of taconite pellets or 71,000 net tons of coal. Her unloading system and 260-foot boom empty her five cargo holds in about eight hours. Built by American Ship Building Company at Lorain, Ohio, in 1981, this vessel was first named William J. DeLancey. In 1990, she was renamed Paul R. Tregurtha in honor of Interlake’s Vice Chairman of the Board.