Firefighters put out boat fire after father, son ejected by explosion in Coconut Grove


Firefighters worked to extinguish a boat fire on the water in Coconut Grove.

Rescue crews responded to Dinner Key Marina, Thursday morning.

Officials said a father and son were thrown into the water by an explosion. They were working on the boat when the explosion happened.

A good Samaritan helped pull the pair from the water.

The father was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center with minor burns.

The son was not hurt.


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