Man suffers minor burns after boat catches fire in Fall River

April 5th, 2022

FALL RIVER, MA – A man was injured after a 22-foot boat erupted in flames at Davol Street and Brownell Street on Tuesday.

According to WPRI, the man was preparing to test drive a boat to potentially purchase at the Bicentennial Park boat ramp. Once he started the boat, the motor began smoking before catching fire and spreading.

The man suffered burn injuries to his hand and arm and is expected to be ok. The incident remains under investigation.


If you’ve been hurt in an accident due to the negligence of someone else, you may be entitled to financial compensation. The Fall River boating accident attorneys at Resmini Law can work to get you the best possible legal outcome. Discuss your claim with us today by visiting our website or calling (508) 491-1025.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Tuesday, April 5, 2022