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Goa: Fishing trawler goes up in flames at Khariawada jetty June 06,2019   |  Source: The Times of India

A fishing trawler at Khariawada fishing jetty caught fire on Tuesday night. Fire station sources said the loss has been estimated at approximately Rs 7 lakh. The Vasco fire station received information at 9pm on Tuesday that a trawler belonging to Jerry Fernandes anchored at the jetty was on fire. Immediately two fire tenders from Vasco, one MPT and one GSL fire tender, rushed to the site.

By 10.30pm the flames were brought under control. Though the reason of the fire has not been ascertained yet, the blaze started in the engine. Timely intervention by the fire and emergency services personnel prevented the fire from spreading and saved other properties.

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