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1 injured when boat caught fire on South Carolina river

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MURELLS INLET, S.C. (AP) - One person has been hospitalized after a boat caught fire on river in South Carolina.

The Sun News (http://bit.ly/1DNWVmH ) reports a 36-foot boat caught fire on the Waccamaw River Sunday evening. The four people onboard jumped into the water and were picked up by another boat until rescuers arrived. One person had minor burns and was taken to the hospital. The accident happened about two miles south of Wacca Wacca Marina in Murrells Inlet off the South Carolina coast.

Authorities are still investigating the case of the blaze.

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