Published On: Mon, Oct 16th, 2017

Louisiana Lake Explosion: Oil Rig Explodes In Kenner Rocks, At Least 7 Injured

An oil rig exploded near Lake Pontchartrain while due to which seven persons have injured, Kenner Deputy Chief Administrative Officer said that 8th person is still missing and the explosion took place on Sunday evening near north Kenner and St. Charles Parish.

Louisiana-Lake-Explosion-Oil-Rig-Explodes-In-Kenner-Rocks-At-Least-7-Injured

The more damage can be there as the oil rig exploded which has wounded seven people while the officials requested to residents to maintain a distance from the affected place while at about 10:15 p.m.

The rescue operations were on continue and Kenner Boat Launch has sent the boats to the explosion place for to save the lives of other people.

The director of East Jefferson Emergency Medical Services, Mike Guillot said that two of the injured people have transferred to East Jefferson General Hospital while the other five who had received injures have sent to University Medical Center.

According to officials that five wounded persons are in critical situation as they received burn injuries and the other two are out of danger who were admitted in General Hospital.

The oil reserve was located at a platform which is owned by Clovelly Oil Co. in unincorporated Jefferson Parish.

According to the Fire Department Chief David Tibbets that the platform is used for the transformer of oil as well as for the production but now the motive of the company is to stop the flow of oil because this can create severe condition and the rescue forces are doing their operation.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said on Sunday that it is not confirmed that what was the reason of explosion?.

While on the other hand Kenner Government stated on Facebook that the fire was due to the material cleaning on the oil rig and to know the reasons, the investigation is in process.

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Special Recent Posts

Kylie Jenner Wore Black Mermaid Gown for Her First Red Carpet Appearance With Travis Scott

Kylie Jenner Wore Black Mermaid Gown for Her First Red Carpet Appearance With Travis Scott

Kylie jenner marking her first red carpet appearance since giving her beautiful daughter stormi webs[...]
Sonam Kapoor and Aanand Ahuja set wedding date for 8th of May

Sonam Kapoor and Aanand Ahuja set wedding date for 8th of May

Fans of Sonam Kapoor had been speculating for a long time as if she is going to tie the knot with Aa[...]
Donald Trump deserves a Noble Peace Prize

Donald Trump deserves a Noble Peace Prize

South Korean President Moon Jae In said Donald Trump deserves a Noble Peace Prize South Korean [...]
Singapore Introduces World's longest nonstop flight by its AIRBUS A350-900ULR

Singapore Introduces World's longest nonstop flight by its AIRBUS A350-900ULR

Singapore is planning to introduce the AIRBUS 900ULR for Ultra Long Range travel for its passengers [...]
ICC World Cup 2019, India VS Pakistan on June 19

ICC World Cup 2019, India VS Pakistan on June 19

One BCCI official told reporters that India will face Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2019 on 16th Jun[...]
Former USA President, George H.W. Bush is in intensive care unit

Former USA President, George H.W. Bush is in intensive care unit

CNN has reported that after the funeral of her wife held on Monday, Former president of USA George H[...]
Moroccan Singer, Wiam Dahmani dies of heart attack at age 34

Moroccan Singer, Wiam Dahmani dies of heart attack at age 34

Sudden death of the popular Moroccan Singer, TV host and Pakistani drama actress; Wiam Dahmani has s[...]
Saudi Arab banned the visitation to Jabal al-Nour visitation from Hajj & Umrah Package due to Bid’ah

Saudi Arab banned the visitation to Jabal al-Nour visitation from Hajj & Umrah Package due to Bid’ah

People coming for visitation of Jabal al-Nour are not following the Islamic Sharia laws related to t[...]
Guide on how to do multi tasking with a split screen on iPhone X without a jailbreak

Guide on how to do multi tasking with a split screen on iPhone X without a jailbreak

iPhone X user often complain about the fact that there is no split screen multi tasking feature dire[...]
UK's temperature for April is 29 degree Celsius, hottest since April of 1949

UK's temperature for April is 29 degree Celsius, hottest since April of 1949

Temperature in parts of London has been recorded 29 degree Celsius on Thursday this week. This is th[...]
President Trump; if the meeting with Kim Jung Un is not beneficial then I will leave the meeting in between

President Trump; if the meeting with Kim Jung Un is not beneficial then I will leave the meeting in between

President Trump announced that f the meeting between him and Kim Jung Un is not beneficial then he w[...]
Sajjad Ali's new song, 'Lagaya Dil' loved by fans

Sajjad Ali's new song, 'Lagaya Dil' loved by fans

  In the tenth season of Coke Studios, Sajjad Ali made splendid performance and sung his new song[...]
News about Fourth movie in famous XXX franchise; Vin Diesel in main cast

News about Fourth movie in famous XXX franchise; Vin Diesel in main cast

H Collective, film making company announced today that they have successfully acquired rights from R[...]
IPL 2018: one player for CSK revealed that he used to sell peanuts by the roadside

IPL 2018: one player for CSK revealed that he used to sell peanuts by the roadside

  Chennai Super Kings team of IPL after serving its two years suspension period is returning to p[...]
Details about upcoming American Horror Story season 8 finally revealed

Details about upcoming American Horror Story season 8 finally revealed

American horror Story show’s creators revealed information that the season is going to go back t its[...]

Recent Comments

  • Suman Maitra: This article shows how far the social/ online media publicat…
  • Sultan Star: Shame on u.......…
  • Qiko: Only a retard could defend this baseless ranking…