A massive fire broke out at the Visakhapatnam fishing port, burning to ashes 25 boats, each worth Rs 40 lakh.

Fire in Fishing Harbor Twenty-five boats were burnt to ashes after a massive fire broke out in Visakhapatnam Fishing Harbour.  India TV Hindi

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A huge fire broke out in the Visakhapatnam fishing harbor.

Visakhapatnam Fishing Harbor Boat Fire: A major accident has occurred in a fishing port in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Here on Monday i.e. November 20, a huge fire broke out in Fishing Harbour. 25 mechanized fishing boats were burnt to ashes in this accident. Let me tell you that this fire started late on Sunday night. The fire continued until Monday morning. Let us tell you that the video of this incident is fast becoming viral on Twitter. In these pictures, boats can be seen burning. Local fishermen at the port immediately called the local police after the fire and reported the incident.

25 boats caught fire in the fishing port.

In this regard, the fishermen said that the fire started from a boat first. The fire then spread and 25 boats were affected. People said that the fire spread so fast that no one understood anything. The fire spread quickly and spread to other boats. He said that there are boats parked nearby. Due to which the fire spread rapidly in the boat. According to information, the fire in the boat started due to an LPG cylinder. An LPG cylinder kept in the boats exploded causing a fire and chaos in the area.

40 lakhs for all the boats

According to information, these boats are made of wood, in which plastic is used. Due to which the fire spread rapidly. However, it is not yet known why the LPG cylinder exploded. According to the news of Times of India, Deputy Commissioner of Police K Anand Reddy said that more than four fire tenders were sent to the spot to control the fire. He said that no one was harmed in this accident. And 40 boats have been damaged in the fire. He said that the cost of each boat is around Rs 40 lakh.

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