MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials say a Wisconsin man was hospitalized Saturday after his boat started on fire while he was working on it.

The Piece County Sheriff’s Department said it got a call about the boat fire on N1075 825th Street in Hager City shortly before 6 p.m.

Mark Bradley, 50, was working on his boat in his yard when he tried to start the motor and it burst into flames.

Officials say Bradley was taken to Regions Hospital with unspecified injuries.

The sheriff’s office says the incident remains under investigation.

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