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A boat which was intentionally set alight outside a residential property in Margate is being investigated by Kent Police.

Officers were in Millmead Road on 12 September 2019 when they discovered the boat was on fire at around 3am. The occupants of the house were alerted to the incident by patrols and firefighters were called to the scene. There were no reported injuries.


The fire also caused some damage to the outside of the property. Witnesses or anyone with information, who has not yet been in contact with Kent Police, should call 01843 222289quoting reference 46/175316/19.