SOLOMONS, MD. (AP) -
A boat explosion on Chesapeake Bay injured two men and sent one of them to the hospital.
Local news outlets report 38-year-old Michael Franz and his father were on a boat near Solomons Island Yacht Club Thursday evening when it exploded and sent them flying into the water. Authorities say the men were on board refueling the boat before it exploded into flames.
Quick thinking by a charter boat capt. pulled burning boat away from Solomons pier & into deeper water. H/T for photo to Jeremy Bendler pic.twitter.com/yconKp9tfh