Crew rescued from rig that caught fire

August 5, 2009 4:44:12 AM PDT
The Coast Guard says it helped rescue 39 crew members from an offshore gas compression plant that caught fire late last night.The Coast Guard says the fire happened on the High Island 264, which is located about 90 miles southeast of Galveston. Crews say a small fire caused an explosion, but everyone got out safely.

Those workers are now on another transport rig offshore, waiting to get back to land.

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