Boat explosion leaves 2 people hurt

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by Mike Gertzman

azfamily.com

Posted on March 16, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 19 at 10:29 PM

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SAGUARO LAKE, Ariz. -- Two people, including a child, had to be airlifted to a Valley hospital after a boat explosion at Saguaro Lake on Saturday.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, there were 6 people on the boat when it was being refueled and there was an explosion.

The victims were flown to Maricopa County Medical Center.

One of the victims, an 11-year-old girl, reportedly has serious burns. The other victim, a 45-year-old woman, was also burned.

The other 4 people on the boat were not injured.

 

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