Coast Guard responds to rig fire in Bayou Perot

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a rig fire in Bayou Perot Wednesday, approximately 20 miles south of New Orleans. Watchstanders at Marine Safety Unit Houma, La., received a call at approximately 10 a.m., from Louisiana Delta Oil that there had been a fire aboard a Grosse Tete work-over rig that reportedly injured three crewmembers. The injured crewmembers were taken by boat from...