Cebu Ferry 1 catches fire off Batangas

-A A +A

Wednesday, March 7, 2012


PASSENGERS of Cebu Ferry 1 panicked when a fire hit a portion of the ship off Batangas province, Wednesday morning.

Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson Lieutenant Commander Algier Ricafrente said the ferry was headed for Caticlan, Aklan when it caught fire in Matuko Point.

Cebu Ferry 1 is operated by Cebu Ferries, a shipping company based in Cebu City.

Ricafrente said its two PCG boats and several roll-on, roll-off (Roro) vessels extinguished the fire.

No casualties were reported.

Investigation is ongoing. (Sunnex)

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!

Sun.Star Jobs
  • goodearth
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • SunStar Celebrity
  • Festivals
  • Technology
  • Obituary
  • Sinulog
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Filipino Abroad
  • Calamity Report
  • tell it to sunstar
  • Habemus Papam
  • Pacman blog
  • Pnoy
  • ePaper
  • Philippine Polls