4 Explosions On Fuel Barges Rock Mobile River (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

April 25, 2013 Updated Apr 25, 2013 at 2:02 PM EST

ALABAMA (www.incnow.tv) -- Several explosions on two fuel barges in the Mobile River overnight in Alabama left three people critically burned.

Firefighters and the coast guard responded to two explosions on the natural gas barges when a third and a fourth explosion rocked the area.

A witness told news sources that the explosion was so intense it shook his truck wrecker.

The explosions happened near the disabled Carnival Triumph cruise ship, undergoing repairs. Fire officials are letting the barge fires burn-out.

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