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Airboat Fire Injures One Person in Broward County

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    One Person Injured in Airboat Fire

    An airboat caught fire in the Everglades, causing one person to be injured.

    (Published Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019)

    One person was injured on an airboat on Saturday after it caught fire, officials said.

    According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, the victim was burned on their arms when the airboat caught fire. Their current condition remains unknown.

    Five other people were on the airboat. They weren’t injured.

    BSO officials deployed two airboats and one helicopter to rescue the victims.

    It’s unclear what caused the fire. An investigation is now underway.

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