Firefighter Dies In Boat Crash During Training Exercise

A firefighter has died after two boats collided during a training exercise in a marina.

The 35-year-old, who worked for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, died after the crash in Neyland Marina, Pembrokeshire, at about 11:30 BST yesterday (17th September).

Dyfed-Powys Police said his family have been informed and were being supported by officers.

A spokesperson for the force said:

“Our thoughts go out to the family and to his colleagues in the fire and rescue service.”

A Coast Guard spokesman said it was asked to assist

“following a report that two fire rescue vessels had collided while on exercise near Neyland in the Milford Haven area”.

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