Coast Guard responds to platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

May 22, 2015 4:13 PM

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NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a platform fire near Breton Island, Friday.

According to statement from the Coast Guard, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification shortly before 3:00 a.m. from the offshore supply vessel Miss Katherine about a fire on board an oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21.

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