General cargo ship fire in cargo hold, Yellow sea

General cargo ship reported fire in cargo hold or holds in the morning Mar 16, the ship is berthed in port, Yellow sea. Chemicals mentioned as the cause of fire. Crew and portworkers who were on board evacuated, all are safe.
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