Barge freed after washing up on Singer Island - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Barge freed after washing up on Singer Island

Story Video: Click here

A big barge broke loose from a tugboat and washed ashore Thursday morning on Singer Island.

The U.S. Coast Guard says that it was notified around 5 a.m. about the barge.

 

The Coast Guard said there are injuries, and no pollution has been caused from the beached barge.

A representative with Sea Tow said they believe the barge is empty, so the main concern is a nearby natural reef.

The barge was hauled back into the water around 3 p.m.

The vessel, named the Baymaster IV, is based out of the Port of Coeymans in upstate New York.

 
Scripps Only Content 2017

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.