Fire destroys fishing vessel in Phu Quoc

VOV.VN - A fishing boat caught fire at 19:00 on October 9 while anchoring at Bai Xep beach, An Thoi Town, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province.

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The boat was engulfed in flames within two hours
The vessel, coded KG 93218TS was carrying 10,000 liters of oil and 2 big gas cylinders.

According to a local authority, shortly after the incident, 14 border guards were mobilized to tackle the blaze. However, they could not access the scene due to the fury of the fire.

The boat was engulfed in flames within two hours. The huge fire destroyed property on the vessel worth more than VND13 billion. 

Fortunately, no casualties were reported.

VOV

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