Crew safe after oil rig explosion

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LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - It could take days to put out a fire on a drilling rig in Lavaca County near Yoakum.

Workers were drilling Wednesday night when something went wrong, sending crew members scrambling for cover.

Houston-based EOG Resources, Inc. operates the well.

A company spokesperson said that all of the workers made it off the rig safely.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

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