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Another Oil Rig explodes in the gulf

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NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard is responding to a rig explosion and fire south of Grand Isle.

 

According to the Coast Guard, it happened 80 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. WWL-TV says it is offshore, west of Lafayette and about 90 miles south of Vermilion Bay.

 

Coast Guard Petty Officer Casey Ranel says the blast was reported by a commercial helicopter company about 9:30 a.m. CDT Thursday.

 

The Coast Guard says that 13 people were on the rig and that all have been accounted for at this time. One is reported injured.

 

 

 

 

http://www.nwcn.com/news/national/Another-oil-rig-explosion-in-the-Gulf-102068363.html

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