Emergency services responded to a boat fire in Tweed Heads on Friday.
Emergency services responded to a boat fire in Tweed Heads on Friday.

Emergency services attend boat fire on Tweed River

EMERGENCY services attended a boat fire in Tweed Heads on Friday afternoon.

About 3pm, Fire and Rescue were alerted to a boat alight in the Tweed River, Tweed Heads station officer Mark Johnson said. 

Mr Johnson said a Volunteer Marine Rescue crew had assisted to transport fire fighters to the boat. 

"We have four fire fighters aboard the vessel," Mr Johnson said. 

He said one man who was on board had been assessed, but was uninjured. 

Mr Johnson said the fire appeared to have been caused by an electrical issue in the engine. 



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