Bulk carrier’s belly full of water as firies gain upper hand at Port Kembla

Angela Thompson
Updated June 21 2018 - 8:22pm, first published 8:00pm
HARD TO GET AT: Firefighters train hoses on a conveyor belt attached to the Iron Chieftain, in the early stages of the firefighting effort, Monday morning. Picture: supplied
HARD TO GET AT: Firefighters train hoses on a conveyor belt attached to the Iron Chieftain, in the early stages of the firefighting effort, Monday morning. Picture: supplied

Firefighters have gained the upper hand after more than three days battling a dramatic fire aboard the Iron Chieftain at Port Kembla. 

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

Journalist

Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day. ang.thompson@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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