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VICTIMS IDENTIFIED: Two victims of Mobile barge explosion identified
MOBILE - We've learned the names of two of the victims from the barge explosion.
The men's names are George Erickson and Casey Tyson.
The third survivor has yet to be identified.
We talked to George Erickson's father.
He says his son was on this barge ship, when the explosions sent flames shooting through the sky.
He is in USA Medical Center this morning, fighting for his life after he was blown into the water.
The other guy that saved his life. He's put in the river to put him out. He got hurt too. He got banged up pretty good, his chest and his back, but he'll be okay.
A spark from cleaning crew triggered the fire and blasts that were felt as much as 20 miles away...
It will take about 6 months for a full investigation to be completed.