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Thames boat fire 'fear and terror'

Emily Farrelly describes her role in the rescue of passengers and crew who had to jump into the River Thames in London after a fire broke out on board an amphibious tourist boat.

An investigation is under way after 30 people were rescued from a fire on an amphibious tourist vessel on the River Thames in central London.

Many people jumped into the river from the London Duck Tours craft.

All the passengers and crew were rescued by the emergency services and a passing tourist boat.

One of the rescuers, Emily Farrelly, said there was ''fear and terror'' among the passengers she helped.

  • 30 Sep
  • From the section UK