Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Thomas Meyers and 41-year-old Stephanie Mummert, both of Pennsylvania, were near Smith Boys marina on Chautauqua Lake when their boat exploded and caught fire Monday. Both grabbed life vests and jumped into the lake. Mummert suffered burns to her lower leg and was taken to WCA. Meyers was uninjured. Boaters in the area helped them out of the water. The vessel was a total loss.