PHOTO GALLERY: Cargo ship fire

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Sky 4 over burning cargo ship

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Eight firefighters were injured Thursday when an explosion occurred while they were battling a large fire aboard a cargo ship at Blount Island, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said.

According to JFRD, a ninth firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

Above is a slideshow of photos of the ship from the Sky 4 helicopter, News4Jax, Department of Transportation cameras and JFRD.