Ship Erupts in Flames at Port of Ipswich

By MarEx 2012-12-10 16:55:00

Firefighters have been attacking a blaze aboard a cargo ship carrying more than 100 vehicles at the port of Ipswich in Suffolk.

Seven response crews were on scene on the Accum, which was heading to the Caribbean. The fire broke out on the lower deck.

Suffolk Fire Service said the blaze was thought to be out and operations were expected to be reduced. They added that it was not yet known if anyone had been injured, reported BBC News.

The ship, understood to have three decks, is registered in Gibraltar.

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