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Three firefighters and five crew hurt tackling ferry boiler room blaze

Three firefighters and five crew members suffered burn injuries tackling a blaze in the boiler room of a cross-Channel ferry in the Port of Dover.

The fire in the boiler room of the DFDS Seaways Ferry started at about 14:30 BST.

All 316 passengers were safely disembarked at Eastern Docks in the Port of Dover.

The firefighters, from Kent Fire Service, and the five crew are being treated in hospital.

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