Coast Guard responding to tow boat fire on MS River
MEMPHIS, Tenn.- The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a tow boat fire at mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi Thursday.
According to a release, the Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a call at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday about a fire in the engine room on the George King tow boat. There were nine crew members aboard at the time.
Everyone got off the boat safely, no injuries were reported.
Authorities say a waterway restriction is in place from mile marker 395 to mile marker 380.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Southern baseball wins game one 21-2 over Alcorn
VIDEO: Former Saints and Tiger Devery Henderson talks about the difference between...
New NCAA rules tweak opens door for more SEC dominance
VIDEO: Devery Henderson Talk about Bluegrass Miracle and the Saints "Rebirth game"
VIDEO: Former Tigers and Saints receiver Devery Henderson talks with Corey Rholdon...