MOBILE, AL (WSAU) - Five explosions have rocked the Austal shipyard at Mobile, Alabama Wednesday evening. The blasts could be felt over ten miles away in Daphne and Spanish Fort Alabama.
The first blast happened on a gas barge, and it was followed by three more explosions a short time later.
Authorities have established a one-mile evacuation zone around the shipyard. Initial reports indicated that the explosions came from one vessel that was partially full of gas.