Boat Explosion On Miami River Chars Four Others Nearby

 Thursday, January 4, 2018

A boat explosion was reported Tuesday on the Miami River, authorities said. Miami Fire Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll said crews responded to the explosion in the area of Northwest 12th Street and 22nd Avenue. Local 10 News reporter Terrell Forney was at the scene as heavy smoke could be seen coming from the boat. People watched the incident unfold from nearby boats. Witnesses who live nearby told Forney that the explosion rocked their walls. "I thought somebody hit on the wall and the picture came off, but I didn’t know it was an explosion, because the picture hit me on the top of the head," William Jackson said.