• Multiple injuries reported in Osage County boat fire

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    PAWHUSKA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Multiple people were injured after a boat explosion in Osage County.
    • It happened on Bluestem Lake near Pawhuska.
    • The party was from Bartlesville, OK. 
    • Three children and two adults were hurt 
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    Five Bartlesville residents were transported to Tulsa area hospitals after a boat explosion on Bluestem Lake. 

    It happened about 6:15 Sunday night. 

    Of those transported, three passengers were juveniles. 

    Twelve passengers were on board when it happened. 

    OHP said fumes from the engine compartment created poor ventilation, causing the fire. 

    A juvenile passenger is still in the hospital. 

    The others injured were treated and released. 

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