Oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico - WAFB Channel 9, Baton Rouge, LA |
The Coast Guard is responding to another oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
According to the Coast Guard, 13 people were onboard when it exploded and caught fire Thursday morning.
Everyone is accounted for. Officials are reporting one injury.
The injured worker is being taken to Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma.
The other workers are in the water in immersion suits.
The rig is located about 90 miles south of Vermilion Bay.