Officials investigate weekend boat explosion

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Officials are investigating a boat explosion in Florida's Tampa Bay that left six family members seriously injured this weekend.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the
33-foot vessel exploded and burned to the waterline Saturday
afternoon while anchored in 3 feet of water off of what's known as
Beer Can Island.

Six people were flown by helicopter to Tampa General Hospital
after the explosion.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is leading
the accident investigation.

The Tampa Fire Department's Investigations Unit will also be involved.


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