Ferry fire, Cebu City

Fire erupted in the galley of ferry TRANS-ASIA 1, berthed at Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines, early in the morning Jul 10. Fire was extinguished in 3 hours, 1 crew sustained slight injures. Fire was caused by faulty electric wire, in air vent.
Passenger ro-ro cargo ship TRANS-ASIA 1, IMO 7902726, GT 11457, built 1980, flag Philippines, operator Trans Asia Shipping Lines.



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