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1 injured in marina fire, 4 boats sink

September 15, 2019

DOVER, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a boat exploded causing a fire at a marina on Kentucky Lake.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said the boat explosion and fire was reported Sunday at Leatherwood Marina in Stewart County.

One person was injured and airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and four houseboats sank due to the blaze.

The blaze has been extinguished, but authorities say boaters should stay clear of the area due to debris.

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