Four injured when boat explodes and burns on Fort Loudoun Lake

Published 10:00 am Monday, June 5, 2023

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KNOXVILLE – Four people were injured when a boat exploded and burned on Fort Loudoun Lake at Concord Marina on Saturday evening.
Wildlife officers say at approximately 6:44 p.m., a boat that had just finished fueling at the marina gas dock exploded and caught fire injuring the four occupants. The vessel eventually burned to the waterline and sank.
All four occupants suffered burn injuries with three of the four more seriously injured victims being transported to the hospital for treatment and eventually life flighted to Vanderbilt burn center.
The incident is under investigation by TWRA.

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