Canadian Coast Guard says monitoring container ship fire

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(Reuters) – The Canadian Coast Guard said it is monitoring a fire that broke out on a container ship off the coast of Victoria, British Columbia, and is working with the U.S. Coast Guard to assess the situation. “The Canadian Coast Guard received a report around 11am this morning from the MV Zim Kingston that a fire has broken out in the damaged containers onboard,” it said in a statement late on Saturday. According https://bit.ly/3puEoiy to CBC News, 10 crew members have been evacuated, while 11 members remained onboard. Six containers are ablaze in total, it said. The report added that the v…

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