UPDATED: Red Funnel’s East Cowes to Southampton car ferry service is delayed this afternoon (Monday) due to a small car fire on board.
A classic Porsche has caught fire while boarding the upper deck of the Red Falcon at East Cowes, resulting in the loading process coming to a halt.
2 crew members have acted to quickly extinguish the fire, which ignited at around 17:20.
The 17:30 sailing is yet to depart.
Thankfully, no one has been injured in the incident.
UPDATE – The 17:30 sailing has now departed with the damaged Porsche on board.
The vehicle is expected to be recovered from the Southampton terminal.