A shelter-in-place order for residents in the Tacoma, Wash., region was lifted on Monday, two days after a fishing vessel caught fire in the Puget Sound area, sending thick smoke into the air and diverting maritime traffic, the authorities said.

The vessel, Kodiak Enterprise, caught fire early on Saturday while moored at Trident Seafoods in the Hylebos Waterway near Tacoma, a port city in Washington State. Firefighters were still working to put out the fire on the vessel, Travis Magee, a spokesman for the United States Coast Guard, said early on Monday.

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