07/19/2012 11:57 am ET

Barge Sinks In Lake Huron With 1,500 Gallons Of Fuel

A barge carrying dredging equipment sank today in Lake Huron, leaking an unknown amount of the estimated 1,500 gallons of diesel fuel it was carrying, according to the U.S. Coast Guard in Detroit.

No one was hurt and the six people who were on board the barge are on another tugboat at the scene near Lakeport, Petty Officer Adam Bonskey said.

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