January 12 at 04:30AM Kirkenes firefighters were summoned to extinguish the Russian trawler Nerey (IMO 8138891), which was on the waterfront in Kimek (Norway), Lloyd's list informs.
This embankment is used mainly by Russian fishing vessels.
A crew of 15 people was safely evacuated. Dense toxic smoke complicated the work on extinguishing. Visibility on the trawler was no more than a meter. Firemen had to use a pump to evacuate smoke.
A few hours later the fire was extinguished. An incident is being investigated. There is no information about the victims.