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Tourist ship catches fire and sinks near Korčula

Written by  Nov 03, 2018

Drama this early morning in the sea near Korčula when the tourist boat “Etna” caught fire. The County Emergency Centre received an urgent call at 4:27am regarding a fire on the Etna tourist boat, which was located near Račišće on the island of Korčula.

The members of fire brigade from Korčula, the Harbour Master's Office in Korčula and the Maritime Police were immediately sent to the intervention.

The boat was completely engulfed by the fire at 5.20 am burned and sank. There is no danger of sea pollution because the oil tank was taken off the ship and taken to the coast. There were no injured persons in the accident.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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