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Boston Fire Crews Respond To Small Boat Fire

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Small boat fire in Dorchester Bay. (Photo from Boston Fire)

Small boat fire in Dorchester Bay. (Photo from Boston Fire)

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BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Fire Department responded to a small boat fire in Dorchester Bay Saturday.

A 58-year-old father and his teenage son were working on the motor of a 15’ sailboat when there was an explosion.

A boat from Savin Hill Yacht Club went out to get the two people off the boat, which was about 200 yards off shore tied to a mooring.

Boston EMS transported the father and son to the hospital. The father was treated for burns.

A Boston fireboat knocked down the fire.

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