Greek ferry fire

This item appears on page 5 of the April 2022 issue.

A fire broke out on the car deck of a Greek ferry traveling from the city of Igoumenitsa, northern Greece, to the Italian city of Brindisi on Feb. 18, killing at least one person and injuring five others. Ten people were still missing at press time. The Greek coast guard rescued 277 passengers and crew. The fire continued for three days despite efforts to put it out. Investigations into the cause were ongoing.