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How North Sea ferry fire rescue unfolded

29 December 2013 Last updated at 07:59 GMT

Four crew members and two passengers have been airlifted to hospital following a fire on board a ferry in the North Sea.

The ferry, which had 946 passengers and 127 crew, returned to North Shields, Tyneside, in the early hours.

Katie Gellatly from Humber Coastguard spoke to the BBC about how the rescue unfolded.