Fishing Vessel on Fire Off Sihanoukville Coast

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Fishing Vessel on Fire Off Sihanoukville Coast

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:31 pm

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Preah Sihanouk Province - On October 9, 2019, at 13:30 pm, Oknha Tep Vichet and his team helped the victims of a fishing boat on fire in front of Koh Puos island just off the coast from Sihanoukville. Authorities said that the burnt fishing boat, 2.5 meters wide and 12 meters long, had three people on board.
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According to witnesses, the fire was caused by an explosion of cans of gas cookers on the boat. The boat and the fishing equipment on the boat was completely damaged.
When he heard of the incident, Tep Vith Vichet sent help to transport the victims to the hospital, and he said would fully pay for their medical treatment.
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Re: Fishing Vessel on Fire Off Sihanoukville Coast

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:48 pm

Update: The boat caught fire while navigating in the strait between Koh Pos Island and Sihanoukville town. The clouds of smoke were clearly visible from the mainland.
Nobody was hurt in the fire.
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Re: Fishing Vessel on Fire Off Sihanoukville Coast

Post by Jerry Atrick » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:07 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:48 pm
Nobody was hurt in the fire.
The lads on gurneys in the post above may have something to say about that!
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Re: Fishing Vessel on Fire Off Sihanoukville Coast

Post by Mishmash » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:05 pm

Jerry Atrick wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:07 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:48 pm
Nobody was hurt in the fire.
The lads on gurneys in the post above may have something to say about that!
Looks like they can't speak right now though..
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