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Boat explosion on Hawkesbury River injures eight people, two seriously

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Eight people were injured, including two seriously, after a boat exploded on the Hawkesbury River, north of Sydney.

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Emergency personnel were called to a marina near Danger Road in Brooklyn on Sunday at 5:10 p.m. after reporting that a ship was set on fire.

Police, ambulance and firefighters from the Berowra fire station attended the scene.

Eight people were treated by paramedics and reportedly suffered various burns.

A spokesperson for NSW Ambulance said two people were critical while four were in serious condition and two in minor condition.

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They were taken to hospitals in Royal North Shore, Westmead.

Fire and Rescue NSW said the boat was badly damaged and sank in shallow water.

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They are investigating the cause of the fire.

Eight people were burned after a boat exploded on the Hawkesbury River on Sunday. Photo: UKTN News

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