• Small boat explosion in Mason County; 20-year-old man burned face, hands

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    ARCADIA POINT, Wash. - A small boat exploded around 50 feet from a dock at Arcadia Point in Mason County on Saturday morning.

    At around 11:30 a.m., the Mason County Sheriff’s department reported units, aid, and fire responders were en route to the scene.

    The public was asked to avoid the area until first responders can deal with the incident.

    As of 11:35 a.m., only one victim had been reported. The victim was a 20-year-old man with secondary burns to his hands and face. 

    The young victim was transported by air-lift for treatment of his injuries.

    The cause of the explosion was unknown as of Saturday late afternoon.

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