A boat had to be moved due to contamination fears after a fire at a Broads marina.

The fire engulfed three boats at the Broadlands Marina in Oulton Broad on Sunday evening.

Pictures of the blaze, which lasted more than three hours, showed flames and smoke rising from the vessels.

Eastern Daily Press: The blaze broke out at Broadlands MarinaThe blaze broke out at Broadlands Marina (Image: Lowestoft South Fire Station)Eastern Daily Press: The fire was across three boatsThe fire was across three boats (Image: Hemsby Lifeboat)The fire prompted a huge combined response from emergency services across Suffolk and Norfolk.

From Suffolk, four fire crews from Lowestoft were called out and they used jet hoses to tackle the blaze.

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HM Coastguard crews from Lowestoft and Gorleston as well as Hemsby Lifeboat were called to the incident as crews worked to establish whether anybody was on the boats.

Crews found all the people on board to be safe, with no injuries reported.

Eastern Daily Press: The boat after the blazeThe boat after the blaze (Image: Hemsby Lifeboat)A spokesman for Hemsby Lifeboat said: "After discussions with Coastguard and fire service it was deemed necessary to relocate one of the stricken vessels so that any contamination spillage could be contained.

"A great effort from all agencies involved and a very well executed team effort made by all."

Police also attended the scene and the fire is not being treated as suspicious.