Person seriously injured in boat fire at Burnham Harbor

One person was badly burned and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, fire officials said.

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A person was hurt in a boat fire Aug. 8, 2020, at Burnham Harbor.

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A boat caught fire Saturday at Burnham Harbor, sending one person to the hospital with serious burns.

The fire started just before 3:20 p.m. at Burnham Harbor, 1559 S. Lake Shore Dr., according to Chicago fire officials.

One person was badly burned and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, fire officials said.

Fire officials announced about 4 p.m. that the blaze had been put out.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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