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Man charged after Peterhead harbour boat fire

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Media captionUp to 25 firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze

A man has been charged in relation to a fire at Peterhead harbour.

The incident happened at about 22:30 on Thursday. Two people were rescued from a burning fishing boat

About 25 firefighters were involved in tackling the flames aboard the Tranquility. No-one was injured.

Police Scotland said a 35-year-old was expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court on Monday.

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