Explosion on boat at Fairies Hill Marina

Emergency services scrambled to an explosion on board a boat in Normanton this afternoon.

Thursday, 27th August 2020, 5:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th August 2020, 5:44 pm

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to Fairies Hill Marina at Wood Nook Lock at around 4.37pm this afternoon.

Reports said that a boat was on fire in the marina.

On arrival they found there to be no fire on board the boat, but an explosion in an oven, which had blown out the boat's windows.

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Emergency services scrambled to an explosion on board a boat in Normanton this afternoon.

An ambulance was called for the boat owner as a precausion.