Korean tanker fire, 2 dead

Fire started in superstructure of tanker, reportedly under the name of TAEHWA 1HO, at around 0540 LT (UTC +9) Mar 20 some 2 nm off Ohdong island, Yeosu waters, East China sea, South Korea. Fire started in cabin, spread around in superstructure, and engulfed the bridge. Of 6 crew on board, 2 died, 4 were rescued. According to latest news and to photo, fire didn’t spread to cargo area and was taken under control by firefighters.

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