Boxing Day boat fire

A 19-year-old Forbes woman and a 50-year-old man from Canberra are both in a stable condition at Royal North Shore Hospital after the boat they were in caught fire at the Forbes Aquatic Centre on Boxing Day. 

The accident happened about 1pm with emergency services attending the scene. 

Emergency services attend to the accident at the Forbes Aquatic Centre

Emergency services attend to the accident at the Forbes Aquatic Centre

Ambulance Media said both victims had suffered serious burns and were airlifted from the scene by helicopter to Royal North Shore Hospital. 

A media spokeswoman from the hospital yesterday confirmed they were still patients but were both in a stable condition.