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Man Killed in Boat Explosion in Ensenada

A man has died after a possible propane explosion and fire aboard a sailboat at Marina Coral in Ensenada yesterday afternoon, according to reports from witnesses in the marina. The man’s identity is not known.

An apparent propane explosion killed a man and injured a dog in Ensenada yesterday. 

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Marina tenants report hearing a loud boom followed by a fire, which strongly suggests a propane explosion. The man was eventually pulled from the boat, and was suffering from severe burns. The man’s wife was reportedly away visiting friends.

Firefighters examine a burnt boat yesterday afternoon in Ensenada. 

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The man’s pug, which was also in the boat, was badly injured, but was alive when seen last.

If you have any information about this incident, please let us know.

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