Fire at Long Eaton boating club


Firefighters put out a boat fire at a motor boat club today (Saturday, February 14).

The crew from Long Eaton attended Derby Motor Boat Club, in Warren Lane, Long Eaton, at 1.07pm.

On arrival they found one boat well alight. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

The crew them removed LPG cylinders from the boat and set up a cordon.

A fire investigation commenced and firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotpots, they also proceeded to cut away and damp down the area.