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Boat gutted by fire on Genesee

Boat gutted by fire on Genesee

A sailboat was gutted by fire last night on the Genesee River, and the occupant is at Strong Memorial Hospital after suffering severe burns.

Firefighters were called to the east side of the river and found the 20-foot boat on fire. The occupant had gotten off, but was burned over about 30 percent of his body and is currently in intensive care at strong.

The cabin of the boat was destroyed and the cause is under investigaton.


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