Mount Pleasant’s annual Blessing of the Fleet turned into a scary scene for one local shrimper after his boat suddenly caught fire and sank on Sunday.

78-year-old Captain Larry Cobb’s hands were seriously burned, and he remains in the hospital as of Monday night.

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