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Coast Guard responds to boat fire in Port Clinton, one person injured

Posted at 9:41 AM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-27 09:41:12-04

PORT CLINTON, Ohio — The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that one person was injured Saturday morning in a boat fire in Port Clinton.

Crews responded after heavy smoke was seen billowing off of a boat about a half mile off shore from the Portage River.

Authorities said there were two people on board. One individual was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

No further information has been released.