15 hospitalized in Seneca boat fire

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 15 people are hospitalized after a fire on a boat in Seneca Saturday afternoon, police say. At least one of those people suffered serious injuries. 

According to Illinois State Police, officials responded to a boat fire Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. at the Spring Brook Marina in LaSalle County. 

There were 17 people on the boat. Thirteen of those were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, and another was airlifted to another hospital with serious injuries. A marina employee was also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. 

Illinois Department of Natural Resourse Conservation Police is leading the investigation into the incident. 

Source : https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/15-hospitalized-in-seneca-boat-fire/

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