Volusia County

Explosion injures 4 boaters in Volusia County, firefighters say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Four people were injured after a boat exploded at the Halifax Harbor Marina, according to Daytona Beach Fire Department.

According to a news release, around 1:15 p.m., the boaters had just refueled their vessel and when they started the boat, it caused an explosion.


Daytona Beach Firefighters quickly arrived on the scene and put out the fire.

Firefighters said one adult female in her 50s was airlifted to the hospital for burns.

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The other three boaters were treated by EVAC and were not transported to the hospital.

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The harbor manager shared video of the explosion caught on security cameras.

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