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Man in Mastic Beach Seriously Burned in Boat Fire

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | September 18, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 092020102

Mastic Beach, NY - On September 18th, a male was on a boat at the Mastic Beach Yacht Club when he was forced to leap into the water after the boat became involved in fire. The male occupant also became involved in flame and jumped overboard, where he was pulled out with serious burns. Firefighters from Mastic Beach FD extinguished the blaze and ambulance personnel transported the male to an awaiting helicopter for Medivac to a local burn center.

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