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Boat Fire in Maidenhead

At 1:19am on Wednesday, 31 May, we received reports of a boat fire near Boulters Lock Island in Maidenhead.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service Crews from Maidenhead and Slough fire stations were sent to the scene alongside a Water Rescue Units from Caversham Road Fire Station and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Upon arrival, crews discovered a fire involving a boat adrift on the River Thames. Firefighters equipped in breathing apparatus used two hose reels, a reach pole and throw lines to extinguish the fire.

Crews were on the scene for approximately one hour and 29 minutes.

Incident Type
Boat fire

Maidenhead, England, SL6 8PE, United Kingdom