Sign in to comment!



Erie, Pa., boat explosion leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Officials in Pennsylvania say a powerboat was having mechanical difficulties before exploding near a yacht club on Lake Erie, killing one person and injuring nine others.

Erie Chief Fire Inspector Guy Santone tells the Erie Times-News that the boat's operators were having difficulty refueling the 32-foot vessel.

Santone says an old gasket "gave way" and allowed fuel vapors to enter the engine compartment. He says the boat exploded when it backfired during an attempt to restart it.

The county coroner says 25-year-old Erin Carlisle died instantly after the accident Monday at the Erie Yacht Club.

Police tell the newspaper that at least nine people were injured. Four of the injured were aboard the boat while five were on the dock.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 3.94% up 3.91%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 3.05% dw 3.07%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.21% dw 4.26%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.05% dw 3.14%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.36% dw 3.37%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.48% up 4.46%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.05% dw 4.06%  
$30K Loan Graph 5.06% dw 5.07%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.55% up 4.54%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.55% up 4.54%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.89% up 2.69%  
36 M Used Graph 3.29% up 3.16%  
48 M New Graph 3.01% up 2.76%  
48 M Used Graph 2.87% up 2.75%  
60 M New Graph 3.07% dw 3.08%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.37% -- 0.37%  
1 yr Graph 0.62% up 0.61%  
5 yr Graph 1.43% dw 1.44%