PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A barge incident is under investigation.
A tow boat was pushing tow empty barges when they become loose and went adrift down the Ohio River.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: The Snow Has Arrived
The barges then struck a petroleum barge that was in a fleet area, knocking it loose and it too traveled down the river, reaching marker 1.READ MORE: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Snow Now Expected To Reach 6-12 Inches In Pittsburgh
There are no signs of oil in the river.
The Coast Guard is investigating what caused the barges to become loose.MORE NEWS: 'Stay Home If You Can': Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians To Stay Off Roads
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