Natural gas fire continues to burn after well blowout

A fire from a natural gas well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico may keep burning for several days. Some officials say any environmental damage is likely to be minimal. HOUSTON — Fire, fueled by a natural gas well blowout about 55 miles off the Louisiana coast, burned into the evening Wednesday, as emergency workers assessed how to stem the out-of-control leak and extinguish the blaze that collapsed …
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