Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Emergency services investigate reports of boat fire at sea

Police have revealed that they responded to reports of a boat fire at sea visible from the Rum Point area last night - but the reports could not be confirmed.

Around 10:30pm on April 21, the Joint Marine Unit deployed the M. Luke to the area to search for any boat in distress. The M. Luke searched waters off North Side and into North Sound, but no boat in distress was seen.  

The JMU nor Port Authority received any distress calls from a boat in distress.

The report was not confirmed.

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