Rescue chopper helps at boat blaze

WATTISHAM'S RAF search and rescue helicopter joined firefighters dealing with a tug blaze off the East Anglian coast.

WATTISHAM'S RAF search and rescue helicopter joined firefighters dealing with a tug blaze off the East Anglian coast.

A 30 metre tug was on fire two miles north east of Cromer today.

The HT Blade called for help at 8am. They reported an engine fire and three crew on board.

Specially trained firefighters from Suffolk were called in to help.

Coastguard rescue teams from Lowestoft, Cromer and Felixstowe were called and the rescue helicopter transported crew.

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