Police: Flash fire seriously injures man

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JERSEY CITY - Police are calling a boat fire that left a man seriously injured a flash fire.

The incident occurred at the Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City last night.

According to police, the 30-year-old victim suffered severe burns over 15 percent of his body. Police are not releasing his name.

There’s still no word on how investigators believe the fire started.

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