Boat flipped on Lake HavasuAt approximately 08:10 pm on Saturday evening October 10, 2015 an explosion was reported in the channel on Lake Havasu. The incident occurred during the Jet Ski trick demonstration where hundreds of spectators lined the shores. Witnesses stated there was a loud explosion in the engine compartment of open bow pleasure boat. 2 engines, one Truck, a Battalion Chief and several police offers responded from Lake Havasu City. There were eight total injuries reported. Five people were treated and transported by two American Medical Response ambulances with various levels of burn injuries. The first arriving fire company witnessed the explosion from across the water. The Captain stated the engine hatch flew approximately 50 feet in the air. The flash fire extinguished itself and all occupants and other victims were able to get off the boat and onto the shore before fire crews arrived. Damages and value of the boat are unknown at this time. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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