Highway Patrol says 5 hurt in boat fire on Bluestem Lake

Ponca City Now - September 5, 2016 8:40 am

(Information from: KJRH-TV, http://www.kjrh.com)
PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) – The state Highway Patrol says three children and two adults were injured when a boat caught fire on Bluestem Lake in northeast Oklahoma.
According to KJRH-TV , troopers say five adults and seven children between the ages of 1 and 9 were on board the vessel when it caught fire late Sunday afternoon.
Of the five who were injured, two of the children and one adult were airlifted to a Tulsa hospital.
The Highway Patrol says fumes in the engine caused the boat to ignite because it wasn't properly ventilated.


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