Fire on yachts, 3 dead in Loano (Savona)

Loano (Savona) Italy December 29, 2016

Three people died in the fire occurred this morning, the boat was moored in the marina: carrying four people: two men and two women.

On-site fire brigade, 118 and harbor master who managed to save only one person.

The victims are German.

the bodies of three people were recovered dead in the fire occurred this morning on the yacht Southern Comfort, inside the Marina di Loano (Savona).

The bodies are extracted from the forward cabin and have yet to be identified.

The judiciary has acquired the plant pictures of the port surveillance.

Meanwhile the magistrate Massimiliano Bolla has finished listening to the German woman of 52 years only survivor of the fire, the woman said she had been awakened by the cries of the brother in law and be able to get out of the cabin through a hatch door.

The registered person is a woman of 51 years who managed to jump into the water.

The flames would have prevented the others to get out of the cabins, rendering useless any attempt to save them.

The victims are the sister of the survivor and the companions of women.

Rescuers have tried in every way to extract from the boat people, even trying to cut the hull.

The victims were trapped in the cabin.

Firefighters, given the intensity of the fire, was also attended by autoprotettori wagon for the air supply and a tank car.

The fire grew around 6am.

The boat burned down is a Maiora 22 meters yacht, called "Southern Comfort", and beats the German flag.

The boat was calling at the tourist port of Marina di Loano for a year.

The Coast Guard, the fire department and the police are all committed to carry out initial technical assessments and understand the cause of the fire.

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