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Man injured when boat engine catches fire

September 3, 2019

GRIMES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man was burned when the boat engine he was working on caught fire in a Des Moines suburb.

Firefighters were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. Monday to the residence in Grimes. They contained the flames to the garage in which the boat was parked.

The injured man was taken to a hospital. He’s been identified as 37-year-old David Boots.

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