Three critically hurt in Mobile Bay barge explosions

(MOBILE, Ala.) — Authorities say three people are critically injured as a result of the explosions involving gas barges in Mobile Bay, television station WEAR reported. Witnesses reported as many as seven explosions at the site where empty barges were being cleaned. The barge were owned by Kirby Inland Marine and possibly still had residue inside, the report said.

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By Professional Mariner Staff