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Indo Siren ravaged by fire, all guests safely evacuated


Indo Siren

The Indo Siren liveaboard has been destroyed by a fierce fire during a cruise around Raja Ampat, but thankfully, all of the guests and crew were safely evacuated.

The blaze broke out this morning (30 November) and photographs from the scene show the vessel being gutted by the fire.

Indo Siren
The Indo Siren was engulfed by the blaze, but all guests and crew were safely evacuated

A statement from Master Liveaboards said: ‘At the current time we are still assessing the events around the incident, and will be working with authorities, so cannot currently comment further.

‘All guests and staff departed the boat, without further incident. They are now with our ground crew who have organised accommodations while we assist with all their other needs going forwards.

‘We are currently evaluating the issues created by the fire on upcoming trips. Guests who are likely to be affected by enforced cancellations or changes will be contacted in due time when plans are finalised.

‘We are incredibly grateful that this incident was not more serious and that everyone who was onboard, both crew and guests, are safe and well.'

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Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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