The fire onboard the Hoegh Xiamen has been brought under control but is still burning, the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department said in an update.
The June 4 fire at Blount Island in Jacksonville resulted in an explosion which injured eight fire fighters, including two with serious burn injuries. All 21 crew members were uninjured in the fire.
The JFRD has now released a video showing the explosion:
Here is the video of the explosion that hurt 9 firefighters on June-06-2020. All but three of the firefighters have been released from the burn unit.
Posted by Jacksonville Fire Station 1 "The Rock" on Sunday, June 7, 2020
The 4,900 ceu capacity Höegh Xiamen is registered in Norway and was built in 2010. It is operated by Höegh Autoliners on a service connecting East Asia with North America and the Caribbean via the Panama Canal.
Fire fighters have spend several days battling the blaze.
Day 3, cooling the ship with more than 25,000 gallons of water per minute on all sides… working with partners to a safe resolve to the situation. pic.twitter.com/G2rmjEaNtC
— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) June 6, 2020
The cause of the fire and fire is under investigation.