A BLAZE has broken out on a boat in the Gold Coast Broadwater this afternoon.
Emergency services rushed to the boat anchored in front of Charis Seafoods at Labrador just before 1.30pm.
A 50-year-old male was forced to jump from the vessel as it became fully engulfed in flames.
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He has been rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital with burns to his hands.
Witnesses reported seeing thick black smoke from Australia fair.