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Lifeboat crews called to boat fire

Ramsey and Douglas lifeboat were called to help a fishing boat on fire yesterday.

The crews launched at around 07:20 in the morning, after a request by the Belfast Coastguard.

When they arrived they found the 16-metre vessel 2.5 miles east off Maughold head.

The two people onboard has managed to extinguish the fire, and although neither were injured in the incident - the boat had completely lost power. 

It was then safely towed back to Douglas harbour. 

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