The 336 grt fishing vessel Rey De Olaya caught fire in it’s accommodation section off the Scilly Isles, United Kingdom. The vessel sent out a distress call requesting assistance to the Falmouth Coast Guard. Several cargo vessels were alerted and proceeded to the Rey De Olaya location. When help arrived on scene, the Rey De Olaya’s crew was able to extinguish the fire and restore power. Reports state 1 crewman perished with 15 crewmen uninjured. Vessel to be towed to Burela, Spain.
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