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Burn victim taken to hospital after boat fire on Eagle Mountain Lake

First reponders arrived at a boat that was on fire on Eagle Mountain Lake Saturday and sent one burn victim to the hospital
First reponders arrived at a boat that was on fire on Eagle Mountain Lake Saturday and sent one burn victim to the hospital

A burn victim was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas on Saturday after a boat fire on Eagle Mountain Lake, authorities said.

First responders arrived and began helping two people who were on the boat at about 3 p.m., said Chad Lorance, Tarrant Regional Water District spokesman. The boat was near Eagle Mountain Marina.

One person was treated at the scene; the other was taken to the hospital, Lorance said.

The incident is still under investigation, Lorance said.

Mitch Mitchell: 817-390-7752, @mitchmitchel3

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