BREAKING NEWS: Massive explosion is heard in affluent Sydney suburb as cops rush to the scene amid unconfirmed reports a boat with six people on board went up in flames
- Early reports said a ‘massive explosion’ occured at Newport on Saturday
- Unconfirmed that six people were on board a boat that went up in flames
- Police and emergency services on the scene, on Sydney’s northern beaches
A ‘massive explosion’ was heard in an affluent Sydney suburb on Saturday amid unconfirmed reports a boat with six people on board went up in flames.
Locals at Newport, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, said their ‘whole houses shook’ following the incident.
Early reports have suggested the incident was a boat explosion at the Newport Anchorage with up to six people involved.
A representative from the Northern Beaches Local Area Police Command at Dee Why confirmed officers and emergency services were at the scene.
‘The incident was between 7.30pm and 8pm, with police and emergency crew attending the scene,’ the source told Daily Mail Australia.
‘At this stage we are not sure if anyone involved was injured or killed.’
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