NC firefighter injured in boat explosion moved to burn center

SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) — A Southport firefighter was moved to the Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill Wednesday night as he recovers from burns suffered in a boat explosion last week.

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The Southport Fire Department sent well wishes to Kendrick Schwarz in a Facebook Thursday morning.

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Schwarz, 24, was one of three people injured when a boat exploded in Ocean Isle Beach on June 2 while working his day job with Sea Tow.

In a Facebook post, Schwarz said that he suffered burns to his face, an arm and a leg.

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