A fire investigation is underway after a yacht was destroyed by a fire on Friday morning in Hythe Marina

A yacht was gutted by flames on Friday

morning in Hythe Marina, Southampton.

Fire crews from the surrounding area attended

the blaze, which began in the early hours of the morning.

No one was on board the vessel at the time

of the fire and no one was injured.

Investigators are currently working to

discover the cause of the fire.

MDL Marinas, who own Hythe Marina, said: “MDL

Marinas can confirm the Fire Service attended Hythe Marina Village in the early

hours of Friday morning, following a fire on a customer’s boat. The fire was

quickly contained and extinguished, with no further damage to other vessels or

the marina.

“The swift action of our staff and the emergency

services prevented any injury or damage to other vessels or property. We are

now working with the vessel owner and relevant parties to establish the cause

of the fire.”

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