Tug captain burned in fire
NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard released details late Tuesday about a tug fire near Lafitte.
The 47-foot tug Shanon E. Settoon collided with a pipeline while pushing an oil barge Tuesday evening. The collision caused a fire.
All crew members escaped, but the captain suffered second to third-degree burns a Coast Guard spokesperson said.
There are reports of oil in the water.
More will likely be released Wednesday.
Image: Coast Guard
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