|SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATION BOAT EXPLOSION|
|Tuesday, 18 August 2009 21:36|
An explosion aboard a vessel docked at the Scappoose Bay Marina near St. Helens sent one man to the hospital with burns, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Joshua Gifford, 25, Cambridge, Idaho, was taken by Lifeflight helicopter to Emanuel Hospital after an explosion aboard the fishing vessel he was on caused burn injuries to his body. The extent of those injuries is unknown at this time.
Deputy Randy Bonds and a CRFRhelp pull the fire-damaged boat to the boat ramp after it began taking on water.