ICGS Rajaratan security personnel rescue 7 IFB Harrshadhi crew
Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajaratan was on security patrol near Navadra, ICGS Rajaratan reached the spot around 06.30 pm on Thursday and rescued seven personnel from the fire.
IFB Harsidhi 37 NM Seaward form with seven crew in IFB voices caught fire at Navadra. Upon learning of this the ICGS Rajaratan ICG Ship with the course reached the reported location to provide all assistance. ICGS Rajaratan reached the spot at maximum speed and started the fire operation and worked hard to control the fire.
The crew was taken to ICGS Rajraton and given the first aid they needed and found to be in stable and healthy condition. Despite a continuous firefight of more than two hours, the boat could not be rescued and did not sink in condition.
Rescue crews were informed that a fire had broken out in the engine room and that they did not have time to respond as the fire spread so rapidly. The personnel were brought to ICGS Rajaratan Porbandar at 3.00 pm today and handed over to the local police.