Man, child safe after boat fire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man, child safe after boat fire

Burnt remains of boat Burnt remains of boat

NEWMAN LAKE, Wash. - A man and child are safe following a boat fire on Newman Lake.

The pair was not far from the shore when the motor on the boat blew up. The man on the boat attempted to put out the fire with an extinguisher but was unable to do so.

The pair jumped in the water and swam to shore where they are reported to be doing fine.

No injuries were reported.

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