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INVESTIGATIONS BEGIN INTO YACHT FIRE

trinitylandingInvestigations are underway this afternoon into a fire on board a yacht in the Solent.

Fire crews from Newport were called to Trinity Landing in Cowes after receiving reports from Solent Coastguard that a fire had ignited in the engine compartment of ‘Clipper Venture Two’.

Thankfully, an on-board extinguisher system dowsed the flames and prevented any damage to the yacht, which was escorted to Trinity Landing by Cowes’ Harbour Master.

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12 persons on board escaped injury.

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