SEOUL – a fire in a cargo ship in the South Korean port city of Incheon approximately 1,500 cars destroyed by the flames. The fire brigade had three days in order to extinguish the fire, reports the South Korean news agency Yonhap.
The vessel had a total of 2438 used cars on board when this week a fire broke out. The 31 crew of the Auto Banner remained unharmed. They could flee or are rescued. The fire department put approximately 840 men and 240 vehicles in to get the fire under control.
Research must show what the cause of the fire. Brandweerfunctionarissen say that it is possible that a motor of one of the cars on board has overheated.