FIREFIGHTERS were called today after reports of a fire on board a boat in Teignmouth.
The incident happened at about 1.30pm.
The fire had started in the outboard motor of a small vessel.
The boat was towed to shore by the Teignmouth Lifeboat.
Upon arrival at Polly Steps crews found the fire in the engine of the boat to have been extinguished on the river prior to returning to mooring.