Boat explosion injures 6 people at the Lake of the Ozarks


CAMDENTON, Mo. — A boat explosion at the Lake of the Ozarks injured six people Tuesday afternoon. That includes a 16 year-old boy and an adult who were airlifted to hospitals. Two other adults, a 12 year-old boy and a 2 year-old boy were also taken to hospitals for treatment.

Missouri Highway Patrol Troopers said a 2007 26-foot Searay Sun Deck suffered a mechanical problem and caused a fuel-related fire while it was docked around 1:40 p.m.

All of the injured are from either Gretna or Elk Horn, Nebraska.

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