Shortly after 7:00am yesterday morning (Tuesday 26th January), a team from Coleraine Coastguard was tasked to liaise with Fire & Rescue Service personnel at Lisahally Port in Derry / Londonderry, following a report of a fire in the cabin of a boat that was docked at the port.
A spokesperson for the Fire Service said: “NIFRS received a call at 6:53am to a report of a fire in a cabin on a ship in the Lisahally Port area of Londonderry this morning (Tuesday 26th January).”
“4 Fire Appliances from Crescent Link Fire Station, 3 Fire Appliances from Northland Fire Station, 2 Fire Appliances from Strabane Fire Station as well as assistance from Specialist Rescue Teams from Belfast and the Fire Emergency Support Service dealt with the fire.”
“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using hosereel jets dealt with the fire, working closely with the local Port Authority during the incident. All crew members were accounted for and there are no reports of any injuries.”
“Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service finished at the scene at 8:23am.”