Two Killed, Two Injured In Coal County Drilling Rig Fire


Friday, December 19th 2014, 7:27 am
By: News 9


Two people were killed and two others were injured in a drilling rig fire in Coal County, Oklahoma, early Friday morning, according to a source close to the investigation.

According to authorities, crews responded to the fire two miles west of the city of Coalgate between Ada and Atoka. Coal County Emergency Manager Aaron Blue told News 9 the State Fire Marshal's Office and Corporation Commission are also on the scene investigating.

A source close to the investigation confirms the rig belongs to Atoka-based Pablo Energy.