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BREAKING NEWS: Fire crews dealing with major ship blaze in King’s Lynn docks

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Dozens of firefighters are currently dealing with a major blaze on a ship in Lynn’s docks.

Emergency crews were called to the Bentinck dock shortly after 11am today, Wednesday December 4, following reports that a fire had broken out on a cargo vessel, understood to be the Hanseatic Scout, which was carrying woodchip.

It is understood that all members of the ship’s crew have been accounted for.

A total of 10 fire appliances, including a rescue boat, are currently at the scene dealing with the blaze. Police, paramedics and coastguard officers have also been called to the site.

Further updates will follow later.

 

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