WEATHERFORD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – At least three people, including a 2-year-old child, were taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon after a boat caught fire at Lake Weatherford, officials said.
Police said they responded to a call about a boat on fire near the Lake Weatherford marina at around 3:20 p.m.READ MORE: Biden Administration To Hand Out 400 Million Free N95 Masks
A 2-year-old child and two women were transported by air to Parkland hospital, according to the Texas Game Warden. A man, who was the driver, suffered minor injuries and stayed at the scene.READ MORE: Five Denton Schools On Increased Security Alert After 'Unsubstantiated' Threats
The game warden said the boat had gotten gas at the marina and then “exploded.”
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Crews are currently trying to recover the sunken boat so a thorough investigation can take place.