UPDATE: Multiple people airlifted after boat catches fire at Lake Weatherford

The Weatherford Police Department, Fire Department, and Lifecare EMS all responded to a boat on fire near the Lake Weatherford marina just before 3:30PM this afternoon.

One boat was fully involved with fire and still on the lake. Multiple eyewitnesses reported hearing an explosion immediately before the fire started.

Several people were injured, according to Weatherford PD. A total of three (3) medical helicopters were called to the scene to airlift injured persons to Parkland Hospital’s burn unit.

At least four people were injured. A report from Weatherford PD indicates six people sustained injuries.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife is investigating the incident. The boat ramp at Lake Weatherford marina is closed for public access due to the investigation.

More information to follow when released by officials.