Boat explodes on the Bohemia, kills Essex man

Ronnie Goudy, fire captain with Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company, shoots water at a boat fire on the Bohemia River Saturday night. The boat exploded, killing Michael Steinmetz of Essex, Md.

EARLEVILLE — Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating a Saturday night boat explosion on the Bohemia River that has killed one person.

Michael Steinmetz, 69, from Essex, was identified by Capt. Brent Trautman.

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