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Blaze on wooden fishing boat, 10 metres long, on shingle off Coast Drive, Lydd-on-Sea.

By Sam Lennon

This is the charred wreckage of a fishing boat that ended up alight on a beach.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service says that the 10 metre-long wooden vessel was “well alight” on the shingle near Coast Drive, Lydd-on-Sea.

Fire crews were called out just after 5.50pm yesterday and used a hose reel jet to put out the flames.

Firefighters at the scene of the boat fire at Lydd-on-Sea. Picture Kent 999s.

Firefighters at the scene of the boat fire at Lydd-on-Sea. Picture: Kent 999s.

Retained firefighters from the Romney Marsh attended and were at the scene until just before 7.10pm.

The cause of the fire has not yet been confirmed.

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