UPDATE: Three injured in boat fire in stable condition

WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with Kentucky State Police tell us two people were flown to a hospital after a boat caught fire around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers told WYMT it happened on the Wayne County side of Lake Cumberland at Difficulty Cove.

Three people were injured in the fire but troopers said only two of them were flown to a hospital. Troopers said one victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee. Another person was taken to University of Kentucky Medical Center and the third was flown to the University of Cincinnati's Medical Center Burn Unit.

Officials with KSP said the three victims all suffer from burns but are in stable condition right now.

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating the fire.



 
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