Fire on derelict boat in Newhaven

A derelict boat caught fire in Newhaven today (17 June 2014).

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PICTURES: Derelict boat fire in Newhaven

Police closed off a nearby road whilst the incident was being dealt with Credit: Newhaven Coastguard

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire on a derelict boat in Newhaven. It happened early this morning. Crews from Newhaven and Roedean attended the scene on the Northway/A259 near the bridge to Denton Island. One fire engine remains at the scene.

One fire engine remains at the scene Credit: Newhaven Coastguard
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