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Full Title: Report into a Fire on Board the Irish Registered Vessel MV "Inishfree"
Report Name: Inishfree
Reference: MCIB/26
Location: Newport, South Wales
Date of Incident: 21 February 1997
Published: 18 November 2003
Synopsis: In the early hours of the morning of February 21st 1997, a fire occurred in the galley area of the Irish registered cargo vessel "Inishfree" when the vessel was docked in Newport, South Wales. One crewmember, Mr. Declan Byrne died, two others were in intensive care in hospital for some time afterwards and seven were admitted to hospital for observation but were released later on that day.
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