Navy deployed to extinguish fire on ship near Colombo

The Navy was deployed to extinguish a fire on a ship near Colombo, the Navy media unit said.

According to the Navy, the ship caught fire yesterday and a distress call was issued.

The Navy dispatched two Fast Attack Craft (FAC) P 436 and P 412 to the location and assisted Sri Lanka Port Authority tugs, Rawana and Maha Wewa in the operation to extinguish the flames.

The Air Force was also deployed to assist in the operation. (Colombo Gazette)