ESSEX, Md. (WJZ) — A boat fire in Essex leaves one person critically injured on Wednesday.

Fire officials responded to the Sue Island Marina in the 2200 block of Poplar Road after reports of a fire on the Sassafras River.

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Officials said the fire was extinguished but one person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

No word on how the fire started.

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