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 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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