BREAKING: Fishing boat on fire off Eastbourne

The lifeboat has been launched after reports of a fire on a boat off the coast of Eastbourne this afternoon (Wednesday).

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 2:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 2:57 pm
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The Diamond Jubilee lifeboat is at the scene close to the Beachy head Lighthouse and preparing to tow the boat, thought to be a fishing vessel, back to sovereign Harbour where it could be met by firefighters.

No further details have been released.

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