A fire incident occurred early Sunday morning on a boat laid up in Thilafushi boatyard.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) said the incident was reported at around 4:43 a.m. and that the institution’s fire and rescue services team was dispatched to the area immediately.
The fire was put out at around 6:30 a.m.
MNDF said the incident occurred on a fiber vessel and that the fire originated in a fuel tank on it.
Although the boat was badly damaged, no one was injured in the incident.