Scarborough RNLI rescues fishing boat after engine fire

Scarborough RNLI have rescued a fishing boat after it got into difficulty this morning.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 3:14 pm
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 3:16 pm
Scarborough RNLI tows the fishing boat back to the harbour. (Photo: Erik Woolcott)

The lifeboat was launched at around 7.30am this morning to rescue the stranded fishing vessel nine miles offshore.

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The fishing boats crew had extinguished the fire before the all-weather Shannon lifeboat arrived.

The RNLI towed the stranded fishing boat back to the harbour by 9.40am.