The 42 meter long, 515 gt fishing vessel Soley Sigurjons caught fire while fishing near Akureyri, Iceland. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room while fishing off northern Iceland. The crew sealed the engine room and activated the fire suppression system. The fire was extinguished, but the engine room was badly damaged. Disabled, the Soley Sigurjons required assistance with a MRCC helicopter dispatched to the scene. A nearby fishing vessel came to her aid to help hoist her nets. The Soley Sigurjons was taken under tow back to Akureyi. No reports of injuries.