Major Fire on Car Carrier Sea News

Major Fire on Car Carrier, Fire Fighters Injured

Hoegh Autoliners Car Carrier MV Hoegh Xiamen had a major fire (suspected explosion as well), in which fire fighters were injured while trying to extinguish the fire. Incident happened at 3.53 PM local Time, Ship is at Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. When fire was seen, people around reported it to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, who rushed to the spot to rescue crew members and fight the fire. During the course of action, there was an explosion in which several fire fighters are said to be injured. Though all 21 crew members have been rescued and are unhurt.
A further investigation has been lunched in this case as what were the reasons of the fire on the car carrier.

Fire On Car Carrier
Credits: All Video and images are from Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department
MG Staff
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