Speed boat catches fire in Balluta

Speed boat on fire about 100 metres from Balluta Bay, AFM says.

Smoke on the water...
Smoke on the water...

The Armed Forces of Malta Operations Centre was informed by a civilian at 3:30am that a speed boat was on fire 100 metres away from Balluta Bay, Sliema.  

The Operations Centre of the Armed Forces of Malta dispatched a Search and Rescue boat Melita I to the area.  

The Malta Police and Civil Protection Department were also onsite. 

The Melita I controlled the fire and conducted a search in the area which resulted negative.