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15 jump into sea after fishing boat catches fire off Kagoshima

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Bummer, what an unfortunate end to a fun days fishing! Still, salt water is beneficial for burns.

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Yesterday there were so many boats out fishing it was almost unreal. Sunday plus calm, warm weather?

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Good that everybody was rescued alive, and I hope all get soon discharged and make a full recovery.

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Paradoxical, considering fishery ships are made of steel , have ice chambers for the caught fish and are surrounded by in fact unlimited masses of water all around.

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What I can't understand is why was 12-year-old boy, amongst all of the men whom were 3-60 years old fishing? There could be a number of reason but???

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What I can't understand is why was 12-year-old boy, amongst all of the men whom were 3-60 years old fishing? 

I'm guessing he went fishing with his dad. Not so unusual, I think.

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Trying to picture people using fishing rods off a 14-ton ship.

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