Hal Roberts, National Bureau


The car ferry Norman Atlantic burns in waters off Greece December 28, 2014 in this handout video grab of the Italian Coast Guard. Italian and Greek helicopter crews prepared to work through the night to airlift passengers in pairs off a burning ferry adrift in the Adriatic Sea, battling darkness and bad weather that hampered rescue efforts by other ships throughout Sunday. REUTERS/Guardia Costiera/Handout via Reuters

Canadian rescued from burning ferry

OTTAWA — The foreign affairs department has confirmed a Canadian was on board the car ferry that caught fire in the Adriatic Sea off Greece's coast early Sunday.