VIDEO: Several Yachts Burned, Millions in Damage: “It’s Like a War”

Fortunately, no one was seriously injured.

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The damage is estimated at several million euros, according to some Croatian media.

Last night, a fire broke out in a marina in the Kaštel area near Split, which engulfed moored yachts. According to the latest data, five luxury yachts burned down, and another 18 were damaged. The damage will cost millions, Croatian media report. The area of ​​Kaštela was engulfed in black smoke, and the stench of plastic spread.

All fire brigades from the area of ​​Kaštela, Solin and Split spent the whole night in the field, and some vessels were still on fire this morning.

The police also intervened. “During yesterday’s fire in Kaštel, we can inform you that according to the first data, five ships burned completely, while several were damaged. One person needed medical help, it was determined that these were minor injuries. The exact cause of the fire and the amount of material damage will be known after the investigation, “said the police.

Owner of Marina Kaštela Joško Berket told the Dalmatian portal that the fire broke out on a yacht on which people were preparing dinner. When the ropes with which it was moored burned, however, the vessel began to move, and the fiery fangs spread to the other yachts.

Court expert Siniša Bacalja however, he said the cause of the fire was not yet known and he did not want to guess too quickly what had happened.

“It’s awful, I’ve never seen a fire spread so fast. In an instant, this yacht was all on fire. People were running in all directions as if it were a war.” described for Slobodna Dalmacija by one of the locals.

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