ZAM­BOANGA / SHIP CATCHES FIRE

Sun.Star Cebu - - NATION - /BONG GAR­CIA / SUNSTAR PHILIP­PINES

A wooden-hulled cargo ves­sel was de­stroyed by fire in Tawi-Tawi. M/L Aiza­lyn III was an­chored at the Chi­nese pier when it caught fire, the ori­gin of which has yet to be de­ter­mined, at about 1 p.m. Wed­nes­day, said Petty Of­fi­cer 3 Mar­wayne Sanaani, Bon­gao Coast Guard sta­tion of­fi­cer-in- charge. Bureau of Fire Pro­tec­tion per­son­nel pre­vented the blaze from spread­ing to other wooden-hulled ves­sels docked at the pier. The cargo ves­sel is be­ing used to trans­port ba­sic com­modi­ties from Zam­boanga City to the 11 is­land-mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties in Tawi-Tawi.

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