Boat fires, Sandstone Point

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding two boat fires during the early hours of this morning (June 10).

Preliminary inquiries suggest just after midnight, one of the boats moored at a marina on Spinnaker Drive caught fire.

A dog owned by the skipper alerted them to the blaze and they started fending the flames themselves.

The second boat caught alight and both vessels were destroyed.

A crime scene has been declared.

Anyone with vision or further information about how the fire may have started is urged to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

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