15 hospitalized in Seneca boat hearth



CHICAGO (CBS) — No less than 15 persons are hospitalized after a fireplace on a ship in Seneca Saturday afternoon, police say. No less than a type of individuals suffered severe accidents. In line with Illinois State Police, officers responded to a ship hearth Saturday afternoon round 4:30 p.m. on the Spring Brook Marina in LaSalle County. There have been 17 individuals on the boat. 13 of these have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening accidents, and one other was airlifted to a different hospital with severe accidents. A marina worker was additionally hospitalized with non-life-threatening accidents. The US Environmental Safety Company on Sunday started restoration operations with boat and particles anticipated to be faraway from the Illinois River by early afternoon. The Illinois River is open however boaters are urged to make use of warning across the cleanup space, ISP stated.  

Illinois Division of Pure Useful resource Conservation Police is main the investigation into the incident.

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