Boat explosion; 3 children and 1 adult injured in Miami, USA
A boat explosion on Sunday in South Miami-Dade sent four people to trauma centers, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said.
Two children were taken to trauma centers by helicopter and another child and an adult by ambulance.
The cause of the explosion, which didn’t cause major damage to the boat, remains under investigation. The incident, which happened between 8:30 and 9 a.m., called over 10 Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units to Black Point Marina, 24775 SW 87th Ave.
Late Saturday night, a boat crash in the Intracoastal near a Fort Lauderdale bar injured four people.
National Safe Boating Week started Saturday and runs through May 26. The National Weather Service is promoting a different safety tip each day, including wearing life jackets and having fire extinguishers on board.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recommends that each privately owned or rented vessel do a thorough safety check before leaving the dock, spokeswoman Erika Benitez said.
Courtesy of miamiherald.com