One Dead in Long Island Boat Explosion
August 21, 2014
Newsday.com: A boat refueling at a Manorhaven [NY] marina exploded and went up in flames Wednesday [Aug. 20], killing the boat’s owner, forcing another to jump into the water and injuring a third man who pushed the fiery vessel away from shore, authorities said.
The vessel’s owner and one male passenger were on the 33’ Carver at the Manhasset Bay Marina at Matinecock Avenue when the vessel exploded at 2:49 p.m., said Det. Lt. John Azzata of the Nassau police homicide squad.