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Fire hits cargo ship off Cebu; 1 dead, 3 injured

/ 12:46 PM April 17, 2022

talisay ceu cargo ship fire

CEBU CITY – One person died while three others were injured on Sunday morning  when fire broke out in a cargo vessel off Talisay City, Cebu.

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Lt. JG Krysta Bergantin, Philippine Coast Guard  – Central Visayas spokesperson, said 16 other crew members were rescued by PCG and Bantay Dagat personnel from the ill-fated MV General Romulo.

Bergantin said the fire started at around 9:40 a.m. while the vessel was anchored off Talisay while waiting for clearance to dock at Cebu City port.

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Further investigation is ongoing.

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