Fire breaks out on yacht

SUFFOLK: Lifeboat crews from Harwich were called to rescue two people after a fire broke out on board a 30ft yacht around two miles off the entrance to the River Ore yesterday.

SUFFOLK: Lifeboat crews from Harwich were called to rescue two people after a fire broke out on board a 30ft yacht around two miles off the entrance to the River Ore yesterday.

Harwich RNLI all-weather lifeboat was sent along with the Harwich Harbour launch to help the pair after they made a mayday distress call at 9.56am.

The fire was put out and the yacht was towed to Shotley Marina.