FLORENCE, N.J. (CBS) — According to police, a boat caught on fire on the Delaware River Monday afternoon.
Police received the call of trouble when the boat was near Newbold Island. All five people on board jumped into the water and made their way to the island, where New Jersey State Police picked them up.READ MORE: 5 People Shot Near Temple University, Philadelphia Police Say
One man suffered minor burns to his calf and a woman suffered a back injury.
Chopper 3 was over the scene as the boat involved was towed back to shore.READ MORE: PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly
Police brought the victims and the boat to Pennsylvania near Neshaminy Park.
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