Coast Guard: Spark from cleaning caused Ala. barge blast – Pueblo Chieftain: National

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A crew that was cleaning fuel barges in Mobile Bay likely caused a spark the triggered an explosion and critically burned three workers.

The explosion happened Wednesday night and it was extinguished Thursday morning.  Coast Guard Lt. Mike Clausen says the investigation is continuing, but the spark from cleaning the barges likely caused it.

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