Ship on Fire in Waters off Kobe; All 3 on Board Safe

The Yomiuri Shimbun
A ship on fire in waters off Kobe at 3:21 p.m. on Friday.

KOBE – A fire broke out on a ship sailing near the Akashi Strait Bridge in Akashi, Hyogo Prefecture around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

The three people on board jumped into the sea and were rescued by a passing ship. The three were said to be safe. The Kobe Coast Guard Office dispatched a patrol vessel to extinguish the fire.