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Updated Aug 12, 2013 - 3:17 pm

Arizona deputies investigate boat explosion

PHOENIX — Five people are recovering after being injured when a boat
exploded at Saguaro Lake in the Tonto National Forest.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s spokesman Joaquin Enriquez says all five passengers
were injured when the explosion happened Sunday afternoon. The injuries included
minor burns and a possible broken ankle.

Enriquez says the explosion happened just as the boat’s owner turned the

KTVK reports the 21-foot Donzi Regatta was being
launched at the lake’s boat ramp No. 1. Park of the ramp and dock were burned
along with the boat.

Authorities are still trying to determine what caused the explosion.


Information from: KTVK-TV,


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