A fiberglass boat at the boatyard in GDh. Gadhdhoo caught fire on Sunday, resulting in extensive damages.
The incident took place at approximately 04:00 pm.
The cause of the fire is unclear at this point.
Gadhdhoo councilwoman Aminath Faruhana told Sun the fire was extinguished through the joint effort of police officers and locals.
“It’s an 80-foot boat. The boat had been complete, and undergoing finishing works when the fire broke out. The accommodation block on the lower deck completely burned down. There is extensive damage to the entire boat. The fire reached the engine room. The true of extent of the damage will be determined later,” she said.