Small fire at Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2024 Event Area

On Thursday, July 4th at 3:50 PM, there was a small fire at the Tall Ships Races event area at Vironallas. The fire started due to the heat from a ship’s generator exhaust pipe, which came into contact with the wooden structures of the dock.

The fire was immediately extinguished, after which the fire department conducted an inspection of the situation. As a precaution, the area was emptied by the security organization. The area has been reopened for public use.