U.S. Coast Guard investigating ship fire at Port of Morehead City

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) - The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a fire that sparked on a more than 500-foot-long ship in the Port of Morehead City Sunday.

Crews were called out to the working ship Sunday morning, according to a Facebook post by the Morehead City Fire-EMS.

Multiple agencies assisted including the Beaufort Fire Department, Atlantic Beach EMS, Newport EMS, and Beaufort EMS.

Most of the damage was confined to the crew sleeping area, officials said.

No word yet on what sparked the fire.