Belmont man, 59, injured in boat explosion at Lake Macquarie Yacht Club on Saturday transferred to Royal North Shore

Updated June 25 2018 - 7:31am, first published June 24 2018 - 9:39am

A Belmont man was left with serious burns to his face and hands after an explosion occurred while he was cleaning his boat on Saturday at Lake Macquarie Yacht Club.


Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, covering mainly local government and transport. Max mostly reports on the Newcastle Knights, but also covers a mix of local sport.

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