Boat explodes in Aventura marina

Published: Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 4:56 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 4:56 p.m.

AVENTURA, Fla. - Authorities are investigating the explosion of a 28-foot boat in an Aventura marina Sunday.

Its owner, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized with burn injuries. The fire started after he tried to start up the boat at about 11:30 a.m.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials say two vessels docked nearby were also heavily damaged.

Fire officials are investigating what caused the blaze.

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