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Marina erupts in flames at Tennessee lake after boat explodes, officials say

A marina in Tennessee is on fire after a boat exploded.

The boat exploded Sunday morning, setting the Leatherwood Marina on Kentucky Lake in Stewart County ablaze, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency tweeted.

Emergency crews are on the scene, TWRA said.

Officials have not said what caused the explosion or released any other details about the incident.

Stewart County is in northern Tennessee, about 87 miles from Nashville.

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Bailey Aldridge is a reporter covering real-time news in North and South Carolina. She has a degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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