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Inspectors Investigate Rig Fire

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State inspectors are investigating an oil rig fire that occurred near Watford City yesterday afternoon, and injured one worker.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says they received an initial report that an employee on the site was injured and transported to the hospital for burn treatment.

The Department of Mineral Resources says the site is owned by Whiting Petroleum and that the well was operated by Nabors. Both agencies have or will send an inspector to the well site.

We'll have more on this story as it develops.

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