Barge carrying recyclables and scrap metal catches fire in the Hutchinson River in Mount Vernon
A barge caught fire Wednesday evening on the Hutchinson River in Mount Vernon.
The fire started just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. The barge was carrying recyclables and scrap metal, along with junk cars.
Firefighters managed to contain the fire to the barge. Officials say they are waiting to bring a crane in so they can lift the debris off of it. The barge belongs to Pascap Scrap Recyclers...