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At least five people were injured late Friday afternoon during a boat explosion on New York’s Long Island.

Six people, all of them men, were on the boat when the incident occurred. 

At least five were injured following a boat explosion on Long Island.

At least five were injured following a boat explosion on Long Island. (Fox 5 New York)

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According to the Suffolk County Police Department, at around 5 p.m., crews responded to a report of a boat fire near Sumpwans Avenue in Babylon, N.Y.

Four were taken to area hospitals, while one had to be airlifted to Stony Brook Medical Center with more serious injuries.

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Police are still currently investigating the cause of the explosion

Sarah Rumpf is a Fox News Digital Production Assistant. You can reach her on Twitter at @rumpfsarahc

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