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Fuel barges explode in Mobile, Alabama

Firefighters have extinguished a huge blaze that erupted on two fuel barges in Mobile, Alabama injuring three people and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship.

The fire was believed to have started accidentally.

Authorities say three people were taken to hospital for burn-related injuries and were in a critical condition.

  • 25 Apr 2013