NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a boat explosion in North Kingstown sent a man to the hospital Friday night.

North Kingstown Battalion Fire Chief Matthew Kennett tells 12 News the boat exploded and caught fire in the parking lot near the Long Point boat ramp.

The man was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital with burns. The severity of his injuries is unknown at this time.

It’s unclear what caused the boat to explode.