Firefighters in Greece have been tackling a fire on a livestock carrier.

The blaze broke out on the 4,700-dwt Boi Branco (built 1976) in Piraeus in Thursday, the 902 website reported.

Tugs and 25 firefighters from eight vehicles were in attendance.

No animals were reported on board.

The vessel is operated by Rami Shipping Management of Beirut.