A fire broke out in the lagoon on the southern end of Male’ City on early Thursday, burning down three speedboats and injuring one person.
Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said the fire was reported at 06:13 am. MNDF’s firefighters managed to stabilize the fire at approximately 06:16 am, and complete put out the fire at approximately 06:45 am.
One person sustained injuries in the fir. He has been taken to Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) for treatment.
MNDF said the fire damaged three speedboats beyond use, and caused significant damages to two more speedboats nearby.
The fire is under investigation by the police.