Mayville, NY – Four Hospitalized Following Boat Explosion on Chautauqua Lake
Mayville, NY (July 4, 2019) – Deputies with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Officer were immediately sent to the scene of an incident in which a bot exploded on the Chautauqua Lake on Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd. The explosion occurred at approximately 5:18 p.m. near the Chautauqua Marina in Mayville, according to police.
Officials stated that the incident occurred 100 feet from the shore and both employees of the marina and bystanders rushed to help the victims. Emergency responder arrived a short time later to assist those who were involved in the explosion.
According to authorities, a man three children sustained burns during the incident. All four victims were promptly airlifted to nearby trauma centers to be treated. At this time, deputies have stated that the official cause of the explosion is being investigated.
Fires and Explosions in New York
We would first like to extend our sincere sympathies to all four injured parties. Unfortunately, many fires and explosions in New York prove to be seriously injurious or fatal, as they are one of the most dangerous situations that anyone may face at any time. After such a perilous event, it is important to understand that you may have the right to be compensated, particularly if your suffering has been caused by the actions of another party.
At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have in regards to your involvement in an explosion. We understand the tremendous difficulties that follow a sudden injury, and our attorneys are dedicated to fighting for the compensation you deserve. If you have suffered injuries in a New York fire or explosion due to no fault of your own, please call 212-779-0057 today.
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