Boat receives minor damage following fire in engine room

UPDATE:

A 50-foot boat moored at Mackay Marina has minor damage following a fire in the engine room.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the boat had a fire suppression system which minimised the damage from the fire.

"No others boats were damaged and no one was injured," he said.

QFRS, Mackay police and QAS all attended the scene.

 

EARLIER:

IT is believed that a boat has caught alight in the Mackay Marina at Mulherin Dr.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said they received two triple 0 calls about the fire at 7.20 this morning.

"We only just got the call and are still on our way," the spokesman said.

More to come.



Apprentice jockey sues for $750k after CQ fall

premium_icon Apprentice jockey sues for $750k after CQ fall

Mishap left her with spinal injuries and unable to race.

Future in hands of members

premium_icon Future in hands of members

Gladstone Bowls Club members vote on future after council decision on land...

Council elects new face to water board

premium_icon Council elects new face to water board

Gladstone Regional Council will have a new appointee on the Gladstone Area Water...