Lake Lanier boat fire under investigation

Lake Lanier boat fire under investigation

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A boat caught fire on Lake Lanier on Sunday injuring three. (Courtesy: Department of Natural Resources) A boat caught fire on Lake Lanier on Sunday injuring three. (Courtesy: Department of Natural Resources)

BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Fire officials say three people have been hospitalized after a boat caught fire on Lake Lanier.

Gwinnett County Fire Lt. Colin S. Rhoden says two adults and a child were taken to local hospitals after a fire aboard a wooden boat Sunday afternoon.

Rhoden says the boat's occupants were able to escape with non-life threatening injuries and the boat was towed to shore.

Rhoden says investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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