According to the Italian Coast Guard, a fire broke out in the engine room of the Filippo Lippi ferry of Siremar on March 7th, 3 miles southwest of the island of Salina. The Milazzo Coast Guard’s CP 818 patrol boat of the Milazzo Coast Guard intervened to rescue 5 passengers who were on board.
There are currently no reports of casualties or damage to the vehicles on the ship after a team from the Fire Department acted on board. A Coast Guard helicopter, two merchant ships, two additional naval ships, were dispatched to the region. The Port Authority of Milazzo managed the operations.
Watch the video of the operation bellow:
Incendio a bordo di un traghetto. Guardia costiera di Milazzo trae in salvo i passeggeri https://t.co/2h6bmqlj2P pic.twitter.com/dpW5mwLVAT
— Guardia Costiera (@guardiacostiera) March 6, 2023
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