Heat and Smoke Delay Search of Burning Greek Ferry

January 4, 2015 4:08 AM

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For a second day, fierce heat from a slow-burning blaze kept firefighters and other investigators on Saturday from searching the hold and vehicle decks of a Greek ferry for more bodies.

At least 11 people perished in the pre-dawn blaze on Dec. 28 aboard the Norman Atlantic, on a voyage between Greece and Italy. Authorities fear more bodies might be inside the vehicle deck where the fire began. The ferry was towed into the Italian port of Brindisi on Friday morning. Port Capt. Mario...

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