Boat Fire - Mannering Park

Published: 14 Jan 2021 03:05pm

Firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and the Rural Fire Service have extinguished a fire that broke out on a boat in Mannering Park just after 3pm this afternoon.

Crews from Doyalson Fire Station arrived shortly after to find large volumes of smoke and flames issuing from a boat moored at a jetty in Lake Macquarie.

Firefighters worked for approximately 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze and are now undergoing salvage operations.

The occupants of the boat including two children were assessed on scene by NSW Ambulance with only minor injuries reported.

The cause of the blaze is yet to be determined.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

DOYALSON Fire Station

51-53 Pacific Highway, Doyalson NSW 2262

BUDGEWOI Fire Station

80 Scenic Drive, Budgewoi NSW 2262

MORISSET Fire Station

68 Newcastle Street, Morisset NSW 2264