Fire Incident

Fire on board yacht in Kuda Vilingili lagoon

A fire has erupted on board a foreign yacht in the lagoon of Kuda Vilingili near Kaafu Atoll Thulusdhoo.

MNDF said that the fire incident was reported at 5:42 a.m. this morning and the Fire and Rescue Service have been active at the scene since the report. In the efforts to control the fire and foam is being used as well.

The Australian vessel named “Verita” had three men on board at the time of the incident according to the MNDF and all three were rescued on to another safari yacht in the area.

The three Australian nationals are currently being treated at the Thulusdhoo Health Center according to sources and they are all in good health.