Two men have been taken to hospital after two boats caught fire at Bourne End Marina.

Six fire engines were dispatched to the marina by the Buckinghamshire Rescue and Rescue Service at around 11:44am on Tuesday, June 18.

Firefighters found two boats “100 per cent” on fire upon their arrival.

Two injured men were brought to safety and passed into the care of the South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS).

Crews from High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Slough, Beaconsfield, Langley and Amersham carried out a coordinated response to the incident, the cause of which has not been confirmed.  

Firefighters used four sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reels and an environmental kit to help tackle the blaze, which was at its peak shortly before 12pm when emergency services arrived at the scene.

SCAS has been contacted for comment.