File photo: CGTN
The cabin of Chinese cargo ship "Xinhuasheng" caught on fire and the ship then anchored at around 7 a.m. BJT (GMT 23:00 p.m.) near the coast of East China's Jiangsu Province. 11 crew members on board were trapped.
A rescue helicopter arrived on scene at around 9:40 a.m. BJT and successfully lifted all 11 crew members within 17 minutes and transported them back to Shanghai.
Another rescue ship is now heading to the scene for further investigations.