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Fire breaks out near Visakhapatnam's fishing harbour, no casualties reported

Fire breaks out near Visakhapatnam's fishing harbour, no casualties reported

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Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 8 (ANI): A fire broke out in a sea-bound fishing boat on Saturday, at a short distance from Visakhapatnam fishing harbour, informed the Andhra Pradesh police.
The police said that no casualties were reported and the fire could have caught on possibly due to a "technical fault".
"A fire broke out in a fishing boat in the sea a short distance from Visakhapatnam fishing harbour. It appears that the boat caught fire due to technical fault in the morning. No casualties reported," read the media statement from the harbour police station here.
Confirming the news, Suresh Babu, Visakhapatnam Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), said, "A police inspector has inspected the boat. All fishermen are safe." (ANI)

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