Firefighters spent around three hours tackling a boat blaze last night.

Emergency services were alerted to the fire, in Oulton Broad near Lowestoft, at about 8.45pm on Sunday.

Eastern Daily Press: Three boats were involved in the blazeThree boats were involved in the blaze (Image: Lowestoft South Fire Station)

Three boats were alight with pictures showing flames and smoke rising from the vessels. 

The fire officers had the situation under control by 11.40pm.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the owners of the boats were accounted for. 

It is not known how the fire started.