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How Much Oil Spilled In Gulf Of Mexico Off Louisiana Coast? Animals In Danger After Fire Burns Platform

Thu Jan 05 07:11:11 EST 2017 | International Business Times
A fire scorched an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana early Thursday, according to reports. The blaze caused four people aboard to jump into the water. They were rescued by the Mary Wyatt Milano supply vessel, which was nearby when the fire started, the Coast Guard said in a statement. There was no word on how the fire started, nor have any injuries been reported, but officials were investigating the blaze that lit up the platform around 2:30 a.m. The oil rig was..

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A pre-dawn fire has been extinguished on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is no sign of pollution in the area, authorities said Thursday. The blaze was r..
The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, authorities said Thu..
The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, authorities said Thu..
The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, authorities said Thu..
NEW ORLEANS -- The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels are responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, the Co..
Four people were evacuated after a fire broke out on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, the Coast Guard said. "Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were ..
Four people were evacuated after a fire broke out on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, the Coast Guard said. "Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's responding to a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. A Coast Guard news release says the fire was ..
The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, authorities said Thu..
On Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard announced that a fire erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico not far from the coast of Louisiana, as reported by ABC News. Authorities a..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The Coast Guard says it's responding to a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. A Coast Guard news release says the fire was..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's responding to a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. A Coast Guard news release says the fire was ..
A fire broke out on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday, forcing four workers to evacuate by lifeboat before the blaze was extinguished. There were no i..
A fire scorched an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana early Thursday, according to reports. The blaze caused four people aboard to jump into the water.&..
A pre-dawn fire has been extinguished on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is no sign of pollution in the area, authorities said Thursday. The blaze was r..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): ___ 10:15 a.m. The Coast Guard says a fire that broke out on a platform in the G..
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The US Coast Guard said on Thursday morning it was responding to a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. A Coast Guard news release says the fir..
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A pre-dawn fire has been extinguished on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is no sign of pollution in the area, authorities said Thursday. The blaze was r..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 6:45 a.m. A Coast Guard officer says there are no reports of any pollution so fa..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local): 6:45 a.m. A Coast Guard officer says there are no reports of any pollution so fa..
The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, authorities said Thu..
Four workers managed to escape after a fire broke out on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday, investigators confirmed to Fox News. FEDERAL GRAND JURY LOO..
A pre-dawn fire has been extinguished on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is no sign of pollution in the area, authorities said Thursday. FEDERAL GRAND J..
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