HEARTBREAKING: Max Allen Jr from Freedom Fast Cats said the Allen family are still recovering from the fire that burnt the Freedom Flyer down to the hull (inset).
HEARTBREAKING: Max Allen Jr from Freedom Fast Cats said the Allen family are still recovering from the fire that burnt the Freedom Flyer down to the hull (inset). Trish Bowman Roktallen

TV visitors a boost after Rosslyn Bay boat fire

AFTER a devastating fire destroyed the Freedom Flyer ferry at Rosslyn Bay on the weekend, the Allen family were back in high spirits yesterday.

Over 200 people travelled to Great Keppel Island on the Freedom Fast Cat and amongst them were the Better Homes and Gardens cast and crew who took the trip for their final day of filming on the Capricorn Coast.

Ferry driver Max Allen Jr said the visitors lifted the spirits of the Freedom Fast Cats team.

"Everything went so well and we had over 200 people use the ferry yesterday," he said.

"The Better Homes and Gardens crew were all so nice and it was good that the crew were here to lift our spirits."

He said the support from the community and local businesses had been amazing.

"We had crew here from 16 years ago come down and give us a hand, which was so nice to see."

The Better Homes and Gardens segment will air on October 10.



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