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Fire breaks out in Visakhapatnam harbor, many hurt

Fire breaks out in Visakhapatnam harbor, many hurt

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 12 Aug 2019, 11:33 am

Visakhapatnam, Aug 12 (UNI) A major fire broke out on a tugboat at the outer harbor here on Monday afternoon.

According to harbor sources here, the incident took place when the tug was transporting personnel.

Several injured in the mishap but the exact figure was known yet.

The incident raised an alarm with the coast guard, who swung swiftly into action to rescue those trapped on the tug, while the fire engine boats tried to extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire yet to be known and further details are awaited.