Engine room fire

Fareham Community Hospital in Salisbury Green

Picture: Paul Jacobs

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A FIRE in a boat’s engine room led to it being towed into the dockyard.

The fire took hold on board a small military vessel. The three crew contained the fire in the engine room and brought the vessel into Portsmouth Dockyard just after midnight on Saturday morning.

Two appliances from Southsea fire station were called to the scene and the fire was put by 1.30am.