Dredge barge overturns near Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina in Mount Pleasant

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – A 120′ dredge barge, Capt. Leo II, overturned at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina in Mount Pleasant around 3:34 a.m. Wednesday.

Coast Guard officials say there is a max potential of 1,000 gallons of diesel on board. A boom was deployed around the area.

Officials say there was no one on board when the barge overturned.

Witnesses at the marina say it was toppled by a current overnight. They say it did not hit the marina.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Moran Environmental Response, US Coast Guard, and Mount Pleasant Fire and Rescue responded to the scene

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