A lobsterman was forced to jump overboard after his vessel caught fire just off Plum Island on Friday morning.

Luckily for Sam Allen of the Dawn Breaker, two men in a nearby vessel were able to pull him out of the water within 15 minutes.

Though Allen, an Ipswich resident, sustained no injuries, the Dawn Breaker is a total loss.

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