Fire Breaks out on Fishing Vessel in Vladivostok
There had been 40 crew members on board the refrigerator trawler Novouralsk by the time the fire broke out.
VLADIVOSTOK. October 15. VOSTOK-MEDIA – In the early morning hours of October 15, a fire broke out in the large refrigerator trawler Novouralsk which is undergoing repairs at Zolotoy Rog Bay in Vladivostok.
Officials say the fire started in a lower dock cabin. Firefighters and responders were dispatched to the scene immediately after the report.
Firefighters managed to prevent the fire from spreading to other cabins and put out the blaze.
There had been 40 crew members on board the ship by the time the fire broke out. All of them were evacuated and no one was injured.
The cause of the fire is presently under investigation, but is believed to be a short circuit.
The local emergency situations ministry said 47 responders and 15 pieces of fire and emergency equipment were engaged in fighting the fire.
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