There was 42 passengers on board the Spirit of 1770 when it caught fire yesterday. All the passengers were taken to Seventeen Seventy where they received treatment.
"THEY said it was unbelievable, all of a sudden this big thing appeared in front of them"
The crew activated their emergency procedures and deployed the life rafts transferring all their passengers from the burning vessel to the rafts.
IN A small town, news travels fast. Which is why when James Brown heard ambulance sirens on Wednesday afternoon, he decided to see what the commotion was.
MEMBER for Burnett Stephen Bennett has given a speech in parliament about the Spirit of 1770 boating disaster and rescue operation.
COVERED in a blanket a Chinese man pointed to a watch and counted “one, two, three, four, five, six – no good, no good’.