Boat set on fire in woods

Police have closed a section of the M3

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A BLAZING boat in a wooded area prompted a call to firefighters.

One crew from Gosport fire station was called to the waterfront at Monks Walk, off Heritage Way in Gosport.

There are a number of wrecked boats there and one of them had been set on fire.

The firefighters were at the scene for about half an hour before the fire was put out and they returned to the station.

It happened at around 5.30pm yesterday.