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40ft yacht on fire at Wakering Yacht Club in Rochford
8:33am Friday 13th September 2013 in Local News
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a fire on board a 40ft yacht last night.
Southend and Rochford crews were called to Wakering Yacht Club in Rochford at 8.30pm.
A couple had left some cooking unattended and the flames caught hold.
Firefighters used backpack water sprayers and a hose on the boardwalk to extinguish the flames as the tide was out.
The boat was badly smoke damaged.
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