boat fire venture quays east cowesIsland  fire fighters have been called to Venture Quays, East Cowes to attend a 34 ft motorboat described by as being “on fire”.

boat fire venture quays east cowesThe vessel was escorted to a mooring in front of the famous Union Jack building through a busy harbour by coastguard crews during Cowes Week. Two engines were on standby to meet the boat. **UPDATE at 13.39** The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service says a small on-board fire was out on arrival at Venture Quays and the vessel has now been handed over to the Harbour Master.

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