A woman was given oxygen after suffering from smoke inhalation in a fire that destroyed a river cruiser this morning.

The fire happened on the Grand Union Canal, Waterside in Peartree Bridge, Milton Keynes at around 7.50am.

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One fire engine and crew from Broughton, one from West Ashland, the Water Rescue Unit from Newport Pagnell and an officer attended.

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Firefighters used a main jet, a hose reel and two sets of breathing apparatus as they extinguished the fire.

They gave oxygen to a woman who was suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke.

Neighbouring boats were also checked for signs of fire or smoke damage.