Fire in cargo hold of berthed bulk carrier, Bremerhaven

Fire erupted in cargo hold or holds of bulk carrier LASCOMBES at Bremerhaven, Germany, in the evening Apr 1. Cargo of wood, somehow, caught fire. Dozens of firefighters, fire engine and tugs from seaside, were deployed, by 2000 LT fire wasn’t yet under control. By 2320 UTC Apr 1, fire probably, was under control or extinguished – there were no tugs at bulk carrier side, only patrol boat and aux craft. No injures reported.

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