A boat burnt down to its hull on the shore of Pūtiki Bay, near the Wharf Road boat ramp, just before 9pm on Thursday 15 February. Photo Richard Potter

A beached boat was consumed by fire on the Pūtiki Bay shoreline last Thursday evening.

The Waiheke Volunteer Fire Brigade was called to the blaze just before 9pm. Deputy fire chief Patrick Kilkelly says it took roughly three hours and 30,000 litres of water to get the fire out and dampen down the last of the hotspots. • Paul Mitchell

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