Boats in Ramsgate Marina left severely damaged by fire
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving two pleasure yachts in the east side of the inner marina in Ramsgate. Crews arrived to find the two vessels well alight. Firefighters worked together with other emergency services to manage the incident. Crews used breathing apparatus, compressed air foam system, hose reel jet and a covering jet to extinguish the fire. The blaze left one yacht severely damaged and listing in the water, however the second yacht sank. Three other vessels were damaged by fire and radiated heat. All people were accounted for, and one female was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics. The cause of the fire isn't yet known at this stage.
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