Video shows a massive fireball destroying the deck of a supply ship in the Antarctic Ocean

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A screenshot from a video of the fire.

  • A video shows shows a fire erupting on a vessel in the Antarctic Ocean.
  • It left the ship with a damaged engine and only able to move at slower speeds.
  • No injuries were reported, and authorities are investigating.
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Video footage shows a fire erupting on a supply vessel in the Antarctic Ocean.

The fire started at around 2 p.m. on Monday on MPV Everest, The Guardian reported, while it was five days into a 14-day journey back to Australia.

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The fire was suppressed, but it left the ship only able to go at much slower speeds, according to The Guardian.

No injuries were reported, and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating.

A Maritime Union of Australia official said the fire caused “significant damage” to one of the ship’s engines and “resulted in the destruction of two smaller vessels stored on the deck,” The Guardian reported.

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