Coast Guard Extinguishes Oil Rig Fire Off the Coast of Louisiana

By Scott Sarvay

November 16, 2012 Updated Nov 16, 2012 at 2:12 PM EST

Gulf of Mexico (www.incnow.tv) - The Coast Guard had to put-out a fire on an oil rig in the Gulf Friday morning.

There were reports of an explosion and that some workers were injured and two possibly missing.

The Coast Guard was alerted to the problem shortly after 9 a.m on a rig located off the Louisiana coast.

According to the Coast Guard "no pollution has been sighted in the area."

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