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Man suffers burns to face, arms after boat catches fire in Miami Gardens

Cause of fire under investigation

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A 30-year-old man suffered burns to his face and arms when a boat caught fire Friday in Miami Gardens.

Authorities said the boat was parked outside a home at 3860 NW 179th St.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said a woman called 911 and said that her husband was outside with the boat when the fire started.

Lay said the man was airlifted to a hospital.

His condition has not been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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