Fire Incident

Fire on launch at Thilafushi harbor, expat injured

A fire on board a speed launch in the harbor of Kaafu Atoll Thilafushi has caused burn injuries to an expatriate.

Maldives Police Service said that the man injured in the incident reported around 11:45 a.m. today has been brought to Male’ City for treatment. And the fire was controlled by the efforts of the police and the MNDF.

However, neither the cause of the fire nor the extent of the injuries of the victim are clear at this time.

MNDF said that the roof of the vessel was burned in the incident while a second vessel was affected by the fire.