Mississippi barge leaks fuel after small fire

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HARTFORD, IL (KTVI) – A barge caught on fire on the Mississippi river north of St. Louis Thursday afternoon.  A torch used to fix the watercraft ignited fuel on the vessel.  The fire has been extinguished and the barge repaired.

Some fuel from the barge leaked into the river.  More details will be posted as this story develops.


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