Boat Explodes in Florida Marina, Damages 2 Others

January 15, 2008

Florida authorities are investigating the explosion of a 28-foot boat in an Aventura marina Sunday.

Its owner, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized with burn injuries. The fire started after he tried to start up the pleasure boat at about 11:30 a.m. It was docked at the High Life Marina.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials say two nearby vessels were also heavily damaged.

Fire officials are investigating what caused the blaze.

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