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Cargo Ship Fire Injures Crewman

January 21, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

A fire broke out aboard a 370-foot cargo ship at anchor outside New York Harbor, injuring a crewman.

A police helicopter evacuated the burned crew member to a hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition.

The fire apparently began in the engine room of the Dutch-registered tanker, which had just unloaded cocoa beans in Brooklyn, Coast Guard officials said.

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