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Suez Canal Teams Douse Freighter Fire Before It Enters Waterway

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Aug. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Egypt’s Suez Canal rescue teams put out a fire that broke out on a Cypriot-flagged freighter before the ship entered the waterway, the state-run Middle East News Agency said.

The fire damaged eight containers on the vessel, MENA said, citing a Suez Canal Authority official.

The incident didn’t cause any casualties or disrupt navigation, MENA reported, adding that the ship continued its journey.

To contact the reporters on this story: Mariam Fam in Cairo at mfam1@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Louis Meixler at lmeixler@bloomberg.net.

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