Cargo ship engine room fire killed one, injured two, Elbe

Fire erupted in engine room of a general cargo ship KELLY shortly after 1200 UTC Sep 6, when the ship was on Elbe river, approaching Brunsbuettel, Kiel Canal, en route from Rotterdam to Kaliningrad Russia. Firefighting and emergency teams boarded the ship, tug and SAR boat were also deployed, fire reportedly, was extinguished. Three crew were injured by fire, one of them died, two were hospitalized in serious condition. The ship was brought to anchor, her damages and condition yet unknown.

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