T/V Jacob Kyle Rusthoven
MM 664 Mississippi River (near Helena, AR) | 2018-Sep-12
Initial Notification: On September 12, 2018 at 1:44 p.m. ET, the National Response Center received a report of a potential discharge of 13,300 gallons (approximately 316.7 barrels) of diesel fuel in the Lower Mississippi River (MM 670) near Helena, AR. The incident occurred on September 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. CT when the T/V Jacob Kyle Rusthoven carrying nine (9) loaded rock barges caught fire. The crew of the vessel abandoned ship and were retrieved by a nearby vessel and three (3) of the barges broke free in the river. USCG requested initial Resources at Risk.
|Latitude (approximate):||34° 31.87′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||90° 33.81′ West|