The 85 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Idris caught fire on the Merwede Canal while berthed at Gorinchem, Netherlands. The fire started in the living quarters of the vessel. Smoke was spotted and the local fire brigade responded to the scene. Fire fighters were able to extinguish the blaze. Fire damage was limited to the living quarters. No injuries as no one was on board the Idris at the time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.