Brand New Boat Bursts into Flames

He bought a boat a week ago, and then it went up in flames.

A week ago, John McCabe bought a boat.  Early Friday morning, there was an explosion and the boat, with McCabe narrowly escaping flames that reached 10 to 15 feet into the sky, according The Day.

A shipyard mechanic at the Noank Shipyard tells the paper that the boat went up in flames shortly before 7:30 a.m..  Rich Magowan said McCabe was able to get off the boat, but apparently suffered facial injuries. 

He is being treated by doctors at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.

Firefighters put out the flames but the boat is destroyed.

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