Two sailboats caught on fire in the Florida Keys


A man suffered serious burns after an event involving two boats catching on fire at a marina down in the Florida keys.

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A crazy scene caught on camera down in the Florida keys – two boats went up in flames at a marina. 

Witnesses could be heard urging people to jump into the water and swim to safety. 

A total of five people ended up making the plunge. 

“This boat exploded. It went up in flames right away. Within 30 seconds, it was totally engulfed in flames. And I had no idea when the Fire Department was going to get here, so I just got a host out,” says John Hull. 

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One person did suffer burns on their arms and legs. 

It took firefighters close to an hour to completely extinguish the blaze. No word yet on what caused the explosion. 

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