'Six people rescued' from ferry blaze, says RAF

Six people have been rescued from a fire on board a ferry on the North Sea, RAF Squadron Leader Dave Webster has told ITV News. The passengers were taken to a hospital in Scarborough.

Two RAF helicopters were scrambled to help injured passengers on the service around 30 miles east of Flamborough Head.

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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.