Haz-mat incident forces authorities to close Port of Morehead City

(MOREHEAD CITY, N.C.) — The Port of Morehead City is closed following a haz-mat incident, Cape Fear Business News reported. A forklift operator accidentally pierce containers of the explosive chemical PETN. The Coast Guard has established a safety zone to keep vessels away while the meticulous removal of the dangerous material continues.
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By Professional Mariner Staff