BREAKING NEWS: Yacht Explodes Off Jersey Shore Coast
The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a yacht explosion in the Atlantic Ocean about 17.5 miles east of Sandy Hook, NJ
Authorities say 21 people were on board at the time and 9 were injured with serious burns.
All on board are now in life rafts.
Everyone has been accounted for. A private boat, The Erica, was nearby and is on scene helping the victims.