Sunderland Marina plunged into darkness as plumes of black fire billowed to the sky after a docked boat caught fire.
Videos from the marina show the blaze ripping through the dock after the single-boat fire spread to neighbouring vessels.
A witness of the fire posted a video of firefighters intervening on Twitter, commenting: “Drama at Sunderland Marina. A boat caught fire and the blaze has now spread to adjoining boats.”
More to follow…