Boat burns at Air­lie Beach

Daily Mercury - - NEWS -

A BOAT caught fire and burnt out at Air­lie Beach on Satur­day.

Wa­ter po­lice, Queens­land Fire and Emer­gency Ser­vices, and Vol­un­teer Marine Res­cue at­tended the blaze just af­ter 10.30am. No­body was on board.

A QFES spokesper­son said fire crews were called to put out the fire, and then dampen down any hot spots.

They said the boat was still afloat when fire crews left.

A VMR spokesper­son said the boat was towed to shore, then sunk in shal­low wa­ter off Almora Islet.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

A boat fire at Air­lie Beach on Satur­day.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.