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Firefighters and ship's crew suffer burns in ferry fire

Three firefighters and some of the ship's crew are receiving medical treatment after they suffered flash burns, Kent Fire and Rescue Service have said.

Fire crews were called to deal with a boiler room fire on board a ferry in the Port of Dover at 2.12pm.

All passengers have safely disembarked the vessel.

The boiler room has been shut down and water suppressant systems have been used to cool the area and control the fire.

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