Boat Explosion: Coast Guard On Scene Near Bimini

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — 80 miles or so off the coast of Boca, the US Coast Guard this hour is searching for survivors of a boat explosion near Bimini.

The Coast Guard reports that a search and rescue is underway with a MH-60 helicopter. It is unclear what type of vessel is involved, how many people may have been on board, or where the vessel originated.

Updates at BocaNewsNow.com as we receive them from the US Coast Guard Southeast Division.