Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 August 2014

Arklow trawler towed to safety following fire

A trawler was towed to shore after a fire broke out on board the vessel on the Irish Sea.

The Arklow-registered Mary Kate was drifting thirty miles out to sea before Dun Laoghaire lifeboat brought her back to Dublin overnight.

The four-man crew has managed to extinguish the blaze which started last evening.

No-one was injured.

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