Watch: Man in danger of dying as yacht catches fire at Gozo marina

Updated 03:12 PM

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A man is in danger of dying and another one was grievously injured after a fire broke at the yacht marina in Mgarr Gozo. Four yachts caught fire on Friday morning at around 3:50 am.

The two man were on the boats when the accident happened. One of them is a 29-year-old from Mellieħa and the other aged 34 from Għajnsielem. They were immediately taken to the Gozo General Hospital by a medical team which was called on site.

The police told this newsroom that firefighters worked for hours to control the flames that are believed to have started from one boat which then spread to the other three yachts.

Police are investigating the accident and an inquiry is being led by Magistrate Bridget Sultana.