Coast Guard: Fire on gulf oil platform; 28 evacuated

May 22, 2015 4:35 PM

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NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard says 28 workers were evacuated from an oil production platform off Louisiana’s coast after a fire broke out.

A Coast Guard news release says the fire was reported at 2:50 a.m. Friday near Breton Island, which is close to Louisiana’s southeastern coast. Production was shut down and no injuries have been reported.

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