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29 Nov 2020 17:27
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    No damage to Milford Sounds' pristine waterways is expected - after a fishing boat fire

    No damage to Milford Sounds' pristine waterways is expected - after a fishing boat fire


    Fire crews had to be airlifted to Deep Water Basin from nearby Te Anau this morning.

    The fire started around 4am - and the vessel's been extensively damaged.

    An Environment Southland spokesperson says they had oil spill equipment on standby - but it wasn't needed.

    They say luckily it was a steel-hulled boat - otherwise it could have burnt to the water line and released diesel and contaminants into the water.

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