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NEW | Container ship burning off B.C. coast

A container ship is burning in the waters south of Victoria on Saturday, hours after the vessel dropped 40 shipping containers into the ocean west of Vancouver Island.

The fire was sparked inside two containers that were damaged when the ship was tossed by rising seas Friday afternoon. (CTV News)

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NEW | Container ship burning off B.C. coast

A container ship is burning in the waters south of Victoria on Saturday, hours after the vessel dropped 40 shipping containers into the ocean west of Vancouver Island.

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