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Oklahoma oil rig bursts into flames

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 18:27 EDT
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An oil rig in Northwestern Oklahoma exploded late Monday night and several homes within a mile radius were evacuated.

“It was a routine drilling operation and for some reason, that’s under investigation, they lost control of the well,” Rick Muncrief of Continental Resources told a local news station.

No injuries have been reported.

Watch video, courtesy of CNN, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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