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Old 25-07-2014, 06:53   #1
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Fire, 2 deaths in Baelerics (PortoColom, Mallorca) Spain

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I thought this looked like a Hallberg Rassey 352, but it says "Careena 38" on the side. This boat caught fire and two died while on a mooring ball or anchor last night at midnight. Today they are trying to identify the nationality and owner of the boat and whether there were others on board. This is a tragedy of the first order and very sad to watch.

Anyone familiar with this boat?
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Old 25-07-2014, 07:42   #2
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Well that's pretty scary. Wonder what the cause was? Electrical, cigarette or something more nefarious?
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Re: Fire, 2 deaths in Baelerics (PortoColom, Mallorca) Spain

Well that's incredibly sad and freaking scary. I'm guessing we'll never know why it started but hopefully there are some answers that come to light eventually.
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I'm guessing it was propane. They were near shore and if it had been gradual they would have jumped in and swam. Reports are that there was an explosion so natural gas/propane is my guess. Btw, the boat is a Caren 38 (not Careen), apparently steel hull.
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