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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 12:55 PM

4 injured, two missing in Gulf oil rig fire

12:26PM EST November 16. 2012 - ... There are conflicting reports regarding fatalities from the fire about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La.

WWL-TV quotes the Coast Guard as saying a preliminary report showed that two people were killed, two were missing and four were taken to the hospital with injuries.

West Jefferson hospital officials told WWL-TV that three people were brought in my helicopter in critical conditions and a fourth was brought in a short time later.

The New Orleans TV station quoted Plaquemines Parish officials as saying the fire was under control around 10:30 a.m. ...


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