Fire on board of Egyptian freighter Steamer, Burgas, Bulgaria
Fire erupted in crew cabins of general cargo vessel Steamer, it was reported to local emergency agency at about 14:45 LT Aug 22, 13. Vessel is anchored on Burgas port road, Bulgaria, Black sea, waiting for a berth to upload a shipment of scrap. Crew was evacuated by Maritime Administration boat, no injures reported. Maritime rescue team was dispatched to fight the fire. According to captain’s report, fire was sparked off by a shortcut. Crew includes Syrians, Egyptians and Indians.