Ferry DUMAI EXPRESS 15 fire, Malacca Strait
Fire erupted on upper deck of ferry DUMAI EXPRESS 15 in the afternoon Sep 7 in Tanjungsamak waters, Indonesia, Malacca Strait. Tent and cardboard box or boxes burned out, creating a panic among passengers. Fire believed to be caused by cigarette butt. Fire was extinguished, ferry continued voyage to Pulau Batam.