Boat catches fire in Fishguard Harbour

First published in News

THE emergency services were called to Fishguard Harbour on Monday night (May 26) after a boat caught fire.

Milford Haven Coastguard was alerted to the incident at 9.30pm and launched the Fishguard Coast Rescue Team.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service had two pumps on the scene, from Fishguard and St Davids.

A fire service spokesman said: "It was a fire involving a 50ft boat which was tied up at the harbour. The fire was contained in the galley and the bridge. There was nobody on board."

Firefighters made use of a hose reel jet, two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera and small gear.

The last pump left the scene at 11.45pm.

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