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2 men with burn injuries in San Pedro boat fire

Los Angeles, CA - Two men were burned after a fire ignited on a 25-foot pleasure craft docked in San Pedro on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. A 78-year-old man was in serious condition, while a 45-year-old man was in fair condition, as both were hospitalized...

Juvenile’s arm, leg burned in boat fire at Wisconsin campground

Town of Draper, WI -- A juvenile is recovering after suffering burns in a boat fire at a northwestern Wisconsin campground. It happened Tuesday night at the Black Lake Campground in Sawyer County. The 46-year-old boat operator said when he tried starting the boat...

Second victim dies from injuries in Chippewa County house explosion

Chippewa County, WI - One person was killed and another injured in a house explosion Monday morning in Chippewa County. It happened at a home on County Line Road, just north of Eau Claire. Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said they believe only two people were in the home at the...

Parents relieved to find children safe after carbon monoxide incident

Mount Horeb, WI – Five construction workers were hospitalized after a carbon monoxide incident at a Mount Horeb daycare center, while 54 children were evaluated and released to their families Thursday, according to the Mount Horeb Area Joint Fire Department. Three...

5-year-old taken to hospital after collapsing at Apache Lake

Phoenix, AZ - A 5-year-old child was taken to the hospital after collapsing at Apache Lake, officials said Friday. The girl was reportedly in full cardiac arrest when Rural Metro got the call. A doctor who was at the lake did CPR on the child and got them breathing by...

16 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning On Boat

Port Jefferson, NY – Sixteen people were taken to the hospital after being exposed to carbon monoxide on a private boat Sunday afternoon, Suffolk police said. Captain Ryan, a 35-foot boat, was traveling from City Island in the Bronx to Port Jefferson when numerous...

Doctor warns people of carbon monoxide poisoning from boating

Topeka, KS - With temperatures rising, more people are boating on area lakes and it could lead to an increase in carbon monoxide if not careful. Shane McGinley said he stays prepared when he's driving the boat. He said, "One of the things we always make sure we do...

Stinson Beach explosion, fire linked to propane tank

Stinson Beach, CA - An explosion and fire in Stinson Beach Tuesday has been linked to a propane tank used to power gas appliances, fire officials said Wednesday. The cause is still under investigation, but firefighters have identified a gas-powered stove and are...

Explosion, fire destroys historic buildings in Stinson Beach

Marin County, CA -- The Marin County Fire Department has ruled out arson or foul play as possible causes of a building explosion in Stinson Beach, Tuesday morning. The fire happened just before 8:30 a.m., damaging eight structures and businesses, five of them...

Boats ravaged by fire at marina in Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce, FL  — A blaze broke out at the Riverside Marina in the Fort Pierce area shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday. A caller reported a boat was on fire on N. Old Dixie Hwy, according to the St. Lucie Fire District. The 36’ boat was destroyed by the fire while three...

Boat catches fire at Rich Marina in Buffalo

Buffalo, NY – An explosion on a boat along the shore in Buffalo today damaged several boats. It happened late this morning at Rich Marina. The fire chief says the owner of one boat had gone to get a hose to clean his boat, and the explosion happened before he...

2 seriously burned in Salisbury boat blaze, investigation underway

Salisbury, MA - A man and woman in their 20s were rushed to Portsmouth Regional Hospital Wednesday after suffering serious burns in a boat fire in Salisbury. Fire crews responded to the Bridge Marina around 3:50 p.m. after receiving a report of an explosion and when...

Two taken to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning in Beaverton

Beaverton, OR - Two individuals — one with life-threatening injuries — were transported from Beaverton to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon, June 9, with what appeared to be carbon monoxide poisoning. Capt. Timothy Nokes, a spokesperson for Tualatin Valley Fire &...

Officials warn of carbon monoxide dangers when boating

Salt Lake City, UT – With the summer season in full swing, Utah State Park officials are reminding Utahns to be aware of a silent killer that can put boaters in danger while out on the water. Carbon monoxide (CO), known as the silent killer, is an odorless and...