The 163 meter long, ro-ro cargo vessel Finnkraft caught fire near Helsinki, Finland. The fire started in a heating system on a stairwell in the bow section. The fire spewed toxic smoke spreading to several decks. The crew quickly responded and was able to bring the fire under control and later assisted by the local fire brigade in extinguishing the blaze. The smoke was then later ventilated from the areas impacted. No reports of injuries.