The 81 meter long, 2560 dwt freighter Steamer caught fire while at anchor in the Black Sea off Burgas, Bulgaria. The Steamer was waiting to take on a cargo of scrap when a fire broke out in the crew quarters. The crew requested assistance with two patrols dispatched to the scene. One vessel began to douse the fire while the other, with the assistance of a Coast Guard cutter, safely evacutated the crew. No reports of injuries. Reports state the fire may have been caused by an electrical short. No details on damage or if fire was extinguished.
- Ship Goes Aflame in Bulgaria’s Burgas Port (novinite.com)