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Barge Alaganik Fire Release

Location
City of Whittier DeLong Dock, Whittier, Alaska
Time/Date
Approximately midnight on July 8, 2019
Spill Id
19239918901
Product/ Quantity
The PRP estimates there was 1,000 gallons of gasoline, 2,800 gallons of diesel, and some hydraulic and engine oil on board. The maximum capacity of the barge is up to 5,500 gallons.
Cause
An explosion occurred on or near the barge. The barge caught fire at the pier. The cause of the explosion is unknown at this time.

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