Yesterday we blogged that six women were injured in a boat explosion in Dania Beach Saturday morning. Now more information about the incident is becoming available.
Local10.com reports that the incident occurred at about 11:45 a.m. when six women boarded a vessel that was docked and fueled. When they turned the boat on apparently the ignition trigger a vapor explosion. Contrary to other published reports, Local 10 reports that the vapor explosion extinguished itself and the boat did not catch fire.
BROWARD BOAT EXPLOSION – Several women were injured by an explosion aboard a boat in Dania Beach. https://t.co/UBL5yEtDaF
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10)
October 23, 2021
First responders transported the victims to Broward Health Medical Center for treatment of second-degree burns.
There has been no update as to the victims’ medical condition.
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