Man rescued after boat fire off Aberystwyth coast

Milford Haven Coastguard says a man is being treated for smoke inhalation after his boat caught fire near Aberystwyth this morning

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Flares are detonating on Aberystwyth fire boat

The burning boat is described by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as a pleasure boat 26ft in length.

Other vessels in the Aberystwyth area are being asked to stay at least a mile away as a precaution.

A spokesperson said the vessel contains flares, some of which are going off at the scene, and a gas canister.


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