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7:50 AM

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Milton Keynes

7:50 AM, Friday 14 May, 2021

River cruiser destroyed by fire

Grand Union Canal, Waterside, Peartree Bridge, Milton Keynes

One appliance and crew from Broughton, one from West Ashland, the Water Rescue Unit from Newport Pagnell and an officer attended.

Firefighters used a main jet, a hose reel and two sets of breathing apparatus, gave oxygen to a woman who was suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke and checked neighbouring boats for signs of fire or smoke damage.