Fire destroys 1,843 cars on Mediterranean island

A spokeswoman for the services told AFP, “No one was hurt.

“We do not know the cause,” of the fire which started when the ship was 25 nautical miles off Majorca, she said.

It was “virtually extinguished” by 1100 GMT, the spokeswoman said, and the ship was being towed to port on Majorca.

The Vessel Finder website said Grande Europa sailed from Salerno, southwestern Italy, on Tuesday evening heading for Valencia on the Spanish mainland.

Source: AFP

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