Barge on Fire after Lightning Strike, Delaware Bay, NJ
Downe, NJ, USA | 2022-May-23
Initial Notification: On 23 May 2022, USCG Sector Delaware Bay notified the NOAA SSC that a barge loaded with scrap metal was on fire as a result of getting struck by lightning during a storm event on Sunday evening, 22 May 2022. Marine fire fighting teams are on-scene. USCG Sector Delaware Bay has requested technical and scientific support from SSC.
|Products of concern:||Recycled metal|
|Latitude (approximate):||39° 7.80′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||75° 10.80′ West|