11/02/2013 02:43 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 10:52 EST

B.C. ferry runs aground on Mayne Island

The Queen of Nanaimo has run aground outside the Village Bay terminal on Mayne Island, midway between B.C.'s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.

Firefighters are at the scene and the coast guard is also responding.

It is not known whether there were passengers aboard the ferry. There are no reported injuries.

Another ferry is being brought in to take any passengers off the island.

More to come