Coast Guard: 1 suffers serious burns in boat fire in Stratford

The Coast Guard says four people have been

The Coast Guard says four people have been rescued from a boat fire in Stratford. (June 7, 2014 10:54 PM)

At least three people were rescued when a clamming boat erupted in flames Saturday at the mouth of the Housatonic River in Stratford.

Firefighters say the incident began at around 1 p.m. when something sparked 450 gallons of fuel that were being stored on the 40-foot boat.

The people aboard the boat had to jump into the water and wait to be rescued. One of the victims suffered serious...

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