Fishing vessel on fire capsized in port docked at Manzanillo, Mexico

Fire erupted on board of purse seiner (tuna fishing) Maria Veronica, docked at Manzanillo, Mexico, readying to depart for fishing, on Oct 1. Fire quickly spread into major, engulfing vessel in flames and billowing heavy smoke with toxic fumes. Some 1200 people, mainly port personnel, were evacuated. Vessel capsized and sank portside along the berth, similar to recent major fire accident in Norway,,, Video, >click to read< 09:55

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