PICTURES: Remains of floating restaurant after mystery blaze in Maidstone
Wednesday 26th February 2020
A BOAT fire has now been put out by firefighters.
Images show that major damage has been caused by the flames that went up at around 8am this morning.
Three fire engines remain at the scene.
A spokesman said: "The incident has now been reduced to three fire engines, plus the water safety unit, with crews remaining on scene to carry out salvage work.
"There were no reported casualties and the cause of the blaze is not yet known. The earlier advice to close windows and doors has been lifted."
Officer-in-charge, Station Manager Lee Abel, said: "We would like to thank members of the public for their patience while we deal with the incident, and thank you to those who have kindly provided refreshments to the crew."
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