Berry Lake Platform Fire
Bayou Sorrel, LA | 2016-Mar-15
Initial Notification: On March 15, 2016, the USCG Marine Safety Unit in Baton Rouge, LA, notified the NOAA SSC of a platform fire in Bayou Sorrel, LA. One tank is reported on fire and two adjacent tanks containing 35,000 gallons of product each, are at risk. A firefighting contractor is en route to the site to assist in containing the fire, along with USCG personnel including the USCG Gulf Strike team.
|Products of concern:||Louisiana Sweet Crude|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||800 barrels|
|Latitude (approximate):||30° 8.54′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||91° 25.40′ West|