Several People Burned When Boat Catches Fire

Posted on: 6:41 pm, July 27, 2013, by and , updated on: 04:23pm, July 28, 2013

Several people sustained minor burns when a boat caught fire shortly after noon Saturday on Lake Tenkiller near Strayhorn Landing in Sequoyah County.

Authorities said there were six people on the boat, which had just been refueled. The boat then exploded in flames, but the driver of the boat was able to turn the boat around before the fire spread.

Officials said the injured people were treated at the scene.