MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Six people were hospitalized Saturday morning following an explosion
at a Dania Beach marina.
Authorities said those injured suffered second-degree burns to the upper and lower extremities. They were transported to Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale and are in stable condition.READ MORE: Living Large: 1000 Museum Boasts Penthouse With South Florida's Only Helipad
The explosion occurred when they started the engine and somehow vapor ignited causing an explosion, according to fire & rescue officials.READ MORE: 'To Police Well, You Have To Be Well Yourself:' Program Addresses Officer Mental Health
Incredibly, the boat was not damaged.MORE NEWS: Police: Glades Middle School Teacher Arrested After Pursuing Romantic Relationship With Former Student
Fire Rescue said it looked like the explosion was “just a pop but no flames, an apparent gas buildup in motor covering.”