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.

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The explosion occurred when they started the engine and somehow vapor ignited causing an explosion, according to fire & rescue officials.

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Incredibly, the boat was not damaged.

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Fire Rescue said it looked like the explosion was “just a pop but no flames, an apparent gas buildup in motor covering.”