Fire in cargo hold of bulk carrier at Rouen, France

September 5, 2022 GENERAL

Fire erupted on bulk carrier EPIC, in cargo hold with some 8,000 tons of metal scrap, at around 1830 LT Sep 2, at Petit-Couronne (Seine-Maritime), Rouen, France. 40 engines and 70 firefighters, plus tug, were deployed, fire was taken under control by the morning Sep 3, but fire wasn’t yet extinguished, firefighting continued well into the morning.



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