Fire on cargo ship at Portland Port

Fire on cargo ship at Portland Port

Published by The Wessex FM News Team at 8:08am 29th May 2018. (Updated at 1:00pm 30th May 2018)

Five fire engines and police officers were called to the scene yesterday

There's been a fire on a vessel at berth in Portland Port.

Five fire engines were called to the scene just before 10pm yesterday where the blaze was found in one of their cargo holds.

It was put out quickly and one person was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

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The blaze in the cargo hold was put out quickly