Firefighters tackling smouldering coal on-board Immingham ship (update)
COAL which had been smouldering on board a ship for more than 12 hours was expected to be off-loaded last night.
The vessel, which was tied up at Immingham Docks, was monitored closely by Humberside Fire and Rescue officers since Thursday.
As reported on www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk, firefighters were called to the scene at about 5.15pm and have been monitoring the ship ever since.
Yesterday, crews were using jet hoses to cool it.
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The incident was contained to the ship only, and nothing else surrounding it was affected.