Ship Catches Fire In India, Port Officials Avert A Catastrophe

Port officials at the Q5 berth of the Visakhapatnam Port Trust West averted a minor fire that broke out in the port vicinity.

A coastal vessel, the BD51 which was anchored in the Indian port city caught fire on Saturday.

Port officials were quickly notified about smoke rising from the cabin of the ship, which resulted in officials taking early precautions to avert the danger.

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As of Monday, the casualty count is still at zero, owing to the fast response of firefighters.


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