posted on Aug, 14 2007 @ 01:47 PM
British oil platform Ocean Guardian is on fire in the Northern Sea. There are 87 people on the rig. They are being evacuated now. Rescue helicopters
from Norway are expected to arrive at the platform in about 30 minutes.
edit to add a link:
SkyNews: Emergency Evacuation Of Oil Rig
An emergency evacuation is being carried out from an oil platform north of Aberdeen where the crew are fighting an "out of control" fire.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
[edit on 2007/8/14 by Hellmutt]