Woman burned while transferring fuel in boat

Woman burned while transferring fuel in boat

REYNOLDS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - An Arnold, Missouri woman was injured at around 5:25 p.m. on Sunday, June 12 while transferring fuel in a boat.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the boat, a 1982 Playcraft pontoon boat, was drifting with the power off on Clearwater Lake about 400 feet west of Piedmont Park boat ramp.

They say the 32-year-old woman tried to transfer fuel and it ignited.

The woman was burned before she was able to get off the boat.

She was taken by private vehicle to a Poplar Bluff hospital with moderate injuries.

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