Apache Junction boat explosion: 2 children burned after boat explodes in Apache Junction

APACHE JUNCTION, AZ - Authorities say two children suffered minor burns after a boat engine exploded about 65 miles northeast of Phoenix at Lake Apache.

Maricopa County sheriff's spokesman Joaquin Enriquez says the children were being transported to a hospital for treatment after the explosion at around noon Sunday.

No one else was injured.

Enriquez says authorities don't yet know what caused the explosion.

No other information on the explosion was immediately available at mid-day Sunday.

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