Several workers injured after explosion in Gulf of Mexico
MORGAN CITY – As many as eight people were hurt in an explosion reported at a natural gas well in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities said the incident was reported sometime before 3 o’clock after a well ignited. The victims reportedly suffered varying burn injuries in the explosion.
The patients were taken by boat to a dock in Morgan City. Helicopters were expected to land there to move those victims to a hospital.
Broussard, David & Moroux offers their thoughts and prayers to family and friends of the injured workers in this difficult time and hope that all workers quickly recover from their injuries.
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