Man injured when boat explodes into inferno

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A boat exploded into flames at Station Creek Landing on Beaufort, South Carolina’s St. Helena Island on Sunday afternoon, injuring a man on board.

Commercial fisherman Paul Treloar told the Beaufort Gazette that he'd just arrived at the landing Sunday afternoon intending to pull some crab pots.

"I pulled up to the boat ramp just in time to see this boat just go up in flames," he said. "He went overboard and the bad thing was, when he went over, he went head first and went right onto one of those concrete dividers."