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Heike W

Heike W


The 67 meter long self-propelled barge Heike W caught fire on the Osnabrück Canal while at Osnabrück, Germany.   The fire started in the engine room when a diesel generator overheated.  The crew was able to extinguish the blaze with the local fire brigade assisting.   No reports of injuries or pollution released.   Damage was reported to be an estimated 100.000 € including a replacement generator.   The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.

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