Coast Guard: 2 new witnesses to testify at Newark cargo ship fire hearing this week

The United States Coast Guard announced that two more witnesses will testify at a hearing regarding a deadly cargo ship fire at Port Newark last year. Those testimonies will be heard this week.
Newark Fire Capt. David Rodgers will testify on Wednesday, while Marian Ciumala, third mate of the Grande Costa d’Avorio – the ship that caught fire - will testify on Friday.
The July 2023 fire took the lives of Newark firefighters Augusto Acabou and Wayne Brooks Jr.