Multiple injuries reported in Osage County boat fire

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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