Fire breaks out at Lurssen shipyard in Germany

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A fire on Friday broke out at Lurssen’s shipyard in Bremen, Germany, engulfing a building where a 330-plus-foot gigayacht was under construction. More than 110 firefighters and 30 to 40 vehicles responded.

Lurssen said in a statement that no one was injured, but the yard told local media that the yacht under construction was caught in the fire. The German yard, which has built several of the world’s largest superyachts, had three yachts larger than 330 feet recently in the shipyard.

A Facebook video by the television program buten un binnen shows the blaze.

“No statement can be made so far toward the cause of the fire or the extent of the damage,” Lurssen said in a statement .


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