Fire crews dealt with boat blaze in Rugby

The fire was off Leicester Road, Rugby
The fire was off Leicester Road, Rugby

Fire crews were called to a boat fire in Rugby yesterday (Sunday).

Two appliances and water rescue vehicles dealt with the blaze on the Oxford Canal, off Leicester Road, Rugby.

Warwickshire Fire Service were alerted to the fire at 4.30am.

Crews used hose, breathing apparatus and a light portable pump to extinguish the fire. No people were on board the boat.

Crews had returned to station by 6.30am.