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Worker injured after rig fire in Longview

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

An East Texas oil rig worker is recovering from smoke inhalation after the rig he was working on caught fire. 

The fire occurred on Wednesday off of Lake Lamond Road in Longview. 

XTO Energy employees were working on a well-line when a flash fire caught the trailer section of their work rig on fire. The trailer was destroyed.

One worker was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center to be treated for his injuries. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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