20101009: LISCO GLORIA, vessel on fire after explosion in the Baltic Seain Updates by Lars Brandstäter
The ferry has been between the isles of Fehmarn, DE and Langeland, DK in the night from Friday to Saturday, when a fire broke out after an explosion at the upper deck.
236 passengers and crew members got rescued by the ferry DEUTSCHLAND and are back in Kiel’s Marine base.
Ten Tugs, firefighting vessels and helicopters took part in the action, three injured people have been broght to the hospital. The vessel is on anchor in the open sea now. The Danish government sent the MARIE MILJOE to secure a possible oil spill of the 200 tons diesel-oil on bord of the ferry.
The LISCO GlORIA is a ferry of DFDS serving the line from Kiel to Klaipeda.
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