15 passengers and eight crew treated after ferry fire

DFDS Vice President Gert Jakobsen told ITV News that 15 passengers and eight crew members were treated for smoke-related injuries on the King Seaways ferry following a fire on board.

Four crew members and two passenger were later taken to Scarborough Hospital by helicopter for further treatment. Police are investigating the incident.

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Two men arrested following North Sea ferry fire

Two men have been arrested following a fire on board a ferry in the North Sea - a 26-year-old man on suspicion of arson and a 28-year-old on suspicion of affray. Four crew members and two passengers were taken to hospital for treatment.