1 hospitalized after boat catches fire at Medley warehouse

MEDLEY, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews took one person to the hospital after a boat burst into flames at a warehouse in Medley.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the blaze near Northwest South River Drive and 97th Avenue, just before 11:30 a.m., Monday.

Officials said work was being done to the vessel when the fire broke out.

Crews were able to put out the flames.

Paramedics transported an injured worker to Kendall Regional Medical Center with burns to his hands and face. The patient’s condition remains unknown.

People were later allowed back inside the building.

Officials said the fire was electrical.

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