DANIA BEACH, Fla. – Several women were injured by an explosion aboard a boat in Broward County.
It happened at approximately 11:45 a.m. Saturday in Dania Beach.
According to authorities, six women were rushed to Broward General Hospital suffering from second degree burns.
The woman had just boarded a docked and fueled boat, and when it was turned on, a vapor explosion occurred, according to Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue.
Authorities said the explosion self-extinguished and there was no fire on the boat.
Rescue workers did not provide an update on the status of the women who were hospitalized.