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Tugboat and Barge Catch Fire After Hitting Natural Gas Pipeline

October 12th, 2006: A tugboat, Miss Megan, and an unidentified barge, reportedly struck a natural gas pipeline in West Cote Blance Bay, Louisiana, and caught fire. Four people died, two were rescued, and two remain missing. The incident is being investigated by the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board.

Information taken from USCG Site

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