77 Rescued from Boat Fire, 3 Lost

Friday, January 13, 2006
77 people were saved and three were missing after a fishing boat carrying 80 people caught fire early yesterday in the Yellow Sea off east China's Shandong Province. According to www.ShanghaiDaily.com, the boat from Liaoning Province was found in flames at 2 a.m. about 30 nautical miles off Chengshantou, Rongcheng city. Shortly after 3 a.m.the fire had destroyed the entire cabin. The fire was brought under control by 4:50 a.m. Three sailors apparently jumped or fell into the water when all the 80 people on board were on the deck, waiting for help. A fourth sailor was missing. By midday, only one of the four sailors had been rescued. The survivors were taken to the coastal city of Weihai, where medical workers were ready to treat the injured. (SOURCE: Shanghai Daily.com)
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