Barge on Fire in Grand Bay; Boothville-Venice, LA
Boothville-Venice, LA, USA | 2023-Oct-11
Initial Notification: On October 11, 2023, a storage barge caught fire in Grand Bay, LA with about 100 bbl of crude oil onboard. A concrete storage barge with a larger cargo is adjacent to the barge on fire and is currently intact. The total potential spill is 113,000 gal (2690 bbl) of crude oil. The USCG requested trajectory.
|Products of concern:||crude|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||113000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 22.65′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||89° 23.00′ West|