Three people injured in boat fire on Lake Cumberland

Three people were injured in a boat fire on Lake Cumberland on Saturday afternoon, according to Kentucky State Police.

Skyler Taylor, a telecommunicator with the London post, said the accident happened around 5:30 p.m. at Difficulty Creek, on the Wayne County side of the lake. Two people were flown from the scene; a third injured individual was not flown out.

Little more was known about the fire late Saturday evening.

The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife is investigating.

Cheryl Truman: 859-231-3202, @CherylTruman