Boat fire at Middlesex County marina sends 1 to hospital

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — One juvenile was hospitalized after a boat caught fire at the Waterview Marina on the Rappahannock River  in Middlesex County Friday morning.

According to a spokesperson with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, crews were dispatched to the marina at 9:51 a.m. Officials with the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office and Essex County Fire Department also responded.

Officials say one adult and three juveniles were on the boat when it caught fire. One of the juveniles was transported to a local hospital with burn injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

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