BP: Ship Fire Halts Oil Capture in Gulf

Update:  Fire is now out, No Injuries, but Oil capture has stopped.

BP PLC said the fire was spotted around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday on a drill ship called the Discoverer Enterprise. The fire was quickly extinguished.

BP says were no injuries, and all procedures were followed and, as a precaution, a system siphoning oil from a containment cap above the well was shut-down.

BP says the capture operation is expected to resume later Tuesday.

via BP: Ship Fire Halts Oil Capture in Gulf – ABC News.

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