Large cloud of smoke seen on Mobile Bay due to Coast Guard training exercise

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A large cloud of smoke could be seen on Mobile Bay Wednesday morning. It was all apart of a Coast Guard training exercise.

The Coast Guard says the training was on Little Sand Island where they were working on a controlled burn. It was apart of an oil spill clean up training where they burn the oil as the fastest way to get rid of it on the water.

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