Fire Burning Inside Phosphorus Container Extinguished at Italian Port

A fire burning inside a container containing phosphorus was extinguished by firefighters at a port in Catania, Italy, on the morning of Friday, September 17.

The blaze broke out on Thursday evening, according to La Stampa, on a Liberian-flagged cargo ship at the entrance to the port.

Italy’s national firefighting and rescue agency, Vigili del Fuoco, posted this footage showing the scene in the early hours of Friday morning. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful

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