The 44m Benetti Blue Vision caught fire at its berth in STP, Palma de Mallorca last week. The incident is reported to have happened following an electrical short circuit and spread to other parts of the vessel.

The fire started on the afternoon of the 18 August when police and fire fighters were called to put out the blaze and stop it spreading to other vessels in the vicinity. The fire was extinguished after an hour and the crew of Blue Vision and neighbouring yachts are said to have acted swiftly and effectively.

While no one was reported to have been injured in the blaze, the yacht is said to have suffered sufficient damage, the extent of which is not yet known.

Smoke emerging from Blue Vision

The local authorities are leading an investigation into the cause of the fire. will keep readers informed with any updates.

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