42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

June 22, 2020

A 42-year-old man sustained burns to his arm and legs following a boat fire in Warwick.

A police spokesperson said, “At around 5:10 p.m. on Saturday 20th June, Police & EMS were dispatched to a private dock just off Middle Road & Riddles Bay Road, Warwick, to a report of a boat fire.

“Upon arrival they found that a 42-year-old male on board the vessel was had sustained burns to his arm & legs.

“He was conscious & breathing and being treated by EMS personnel for injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

“Initial reports indicate the fire was possibly started by a battery that sparked near a gas canister. An investigator from Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and informed police that nothing suspicious involved in the incident.”

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