The 92 meter long cargo vessel Vtb 36 caught fire on the Thị Vải River near Vũng Tàu, Vietnam. The Vtb 36 was headed to Quy Nhơn from Cái Mép with 4630 tons of maize when a fire broke out in the vessel’s superstructure. Authorities were alerted with 2 coastguard and 5 tugs responding to the scene. The 12 crew and 4 persons on board were safely evacuated as the fire consumed the vessel’s superstructure. The blaze was later extinguished a few hours later. No reports of injuries, but the vessel sustained significant damage. Reports state the Vtb 36 is at anchor off Phước Hòa.