Coast Guard maintains safety zone around Morehead City port

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard is working with local and state agencies in Morehead City in a unified command for the response to a hazardous material release in the state port terminal during offload Tuesday.

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Capt. June Ryan, has established a two-nautical-mile temporary safety zone around the state port until the situation is safely resolved.

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