Ferry fire, Malacca Strait

Fire erupted in engine room of DRAGON STAR 1 ferry in the afternoon Feb 25, when ferry with 52 passengers on board was en route from Kuah Terminal, Langkawi Island to Kuala Perlis, northwest Malaysia, Malacca Straint, Malaysia-Thailand boarder. Fire engulfed aft superstructure, passengers were gather in the fore section, and evacuated to vessels and boats nearby, which rushed to rescue. Two people sustained injures, ferry looks like she’s to be a total loss.

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