Visakhapatnam: Fire at harbor destroys 35 boats, Navy called in


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A devastating fire erupted at a fishing harbor in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam, gutting around 35 fishing boats on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. The fire was brought under control in the wee hours of Monday with the help of multiple fire tenders and an Indian Navy vessel. No casualty was reported in the fire accident. However, the loss is estimated to be over Rs. 5 crore as each boat costs around Rs. 15-20 lakh.