Fire severely damages 25m yacht Miss Dunia in Massachusetts

Written by Kayla Dowling

The 24.99-metre yacht Miss Dunia has been severely damaged after a fire broke out onboard in New Bedford, Massachusetts, according to reports from NBC 10 News WJAR.Miss Dunia yacht firePhoto: NBC 10 News WJARAt the time that the fire sparked at Popes Island Fleet Marina, around 5:00 pm (EST), the yacht was carrying 500 gallons of fuel (approximately 1,900 litres).Miss Dunia yacht firePhoto: NBC 10 News WJARFire Chief Scott Krueger told NBC 10 News WJAR that putting out the fire will be a, β€œLong operation. Very complex operation. Manpower intensive.” He continued, β€œ Environmental impact-wise, we have to mitigate that as much as possible.”Miss Dunia yacht firePhoto: NBC 10 News WJARThe cause of the fire was unknown and, at the time of the report, it was unknown if anyone was on board when the fire began.

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Length
24.99m
Volume
93 GT
Year
2008
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