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Two hurt in Seadrift Boat Explosion

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Early Friday morning we received a tip of a boat explosion down in Seadrift.... Newscenter 25's David Gibson went down to the coastal town to get details of what happened.
I'm here in Seadrift where there was a boat explosion around 6am and I spoke to witnesses about what they saw.
Witnesses believe there was a spark around the engine of the boat causing the boat to explode.
They say when the boat exploded they saw the fuel tank go flying into the air.
Witnesses also add about three people were on board. Two of them were burned badly and transported to the hospital.
one is in Houston. The other victim is in San Antonio.
 
Chief Deupty Krause with the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office says around 6:18 a.m. they responded to a call of a boat explosion. 
He says they had been working on the boat all Thursday and looking to take it out for a test run Friday morning. 
When the boat exploded the engine flew 50 ft. 
Park and Wildlife as well as the Coast Guard are investigating the cause of the incident. 

We will update you when more information becomes available.
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