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Old 10-23-2006, 04:07 PM
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BRIELLE A father and son were injured after a boat explosion Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Fire Chief Tim Shaak said the men, who were not identified, suffered first- and second-degree burns. Emergency personnel were called to Hoffman's Marina at 12:11 p.m. after an explosion on a 35-foot catamaran, he said.



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fill us in Tim, what kind of boat was it?
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Sounds like a blow boat. No pun intended.
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Sounds like a blow boat. No pun intended.
That's my guess too!

If they were coming from Canada and heading to KW....

Unless someone is trying to set some record attempt with an offshore boat, it must be a blow boat....
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That's my guess too!
If they were coming from Canada and heading to KW....
Unless someone is trying to set some record attempt with an offshore boat, it must be a blow boat....
Thats what I was thinking.
Sorry to hear it nonetheless
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From what was left, I can tell you this:

It was a twin outboard cat...
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Engines already cut and stripped from the boat...
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No sign of a mast anywhere... but that may have sunk...
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