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Fire crews come to aid of fishing boat

No-one on board at time

Fire crews were called into action in the capital this morning (Monday) to come to the aid of a fishing boat.

One pumping appliance was needed at King Edward Pier following reports of the vessel taking on water just after 8.30am.

On board electric pumps had developed a fault which had caused the problem.

It's understood nobody was on board the boat at the time.

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