Fire on board 30ft boat moored at Hayling marina

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A SMALL fire broke out on a boat moored in Hayling Island Marina.

The fire broke out in the kitchen of a 30ft motor cruiser and the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out yesterday afternoon.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Fire and Rescue said: ‘We received a call at around 3.15pm that a boat was on fire in Hayling Marina just off of Wittering Road.’

They added: ‘By the time the fire engines got there the fire was under control.’