Barge that broke free on Mississippi is recaptured

Friday, September 12, 2008

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rescuers had a busy night in downtown St. Louis after a barge broke free on the Mississippi River.

The barge broke free around 11 p.m. Thursday, north of the Eads Bridge.

Firefighters said two tug boats were used to pull the barge back to shore. There were no reports of injuries.

Information from: KSDK-TV,

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