Hook of Holland – The fire brigade is alarmed Wednesday evening for a vessel fire in the Berghaven in Hoek van Holland. At the Pilotage the pilot boat ‘Enterprise’ appeared to be full of smoke. According to those involved, there is a short circuit in a motor of the windshield wiper.
The boat was on its way to the Berghaven after collecting three pilots. The fire brigade of Hoek van Holland and ‘s-Gravenzande arrived on site and ensured that the pilot boat was ventilated and that no further damage could occur. Three employees of the Pilotage Service have been checked for smoke inhalation by ambulance personnel.
Eventually one of them was transported to the hospital. It is not the first time that there is a fire on one of the lead tenders. Earlier this year it was already a hit when a pilot boat was on its way.