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04 December 2011

Fire still raging at Cape Town dock

Cape Town firefighters are still battling to extinguish a fire on a Chinese trawler at Duncan Dock harbour.

Officials believe the fire started on Friday in a hold where cardboard and netting materials are stored.

City Fire spokesperson Theo Layne said, “The ship is still posing a danger and there’s active firefighting on the ship.

Operations will continue throughout Sunday.

- EWN