BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The condition of two workers burned in a Gulf of Mexico oil platform fire has improved, hospital officials said Monday.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center officials tell The Advocate (http://bit.ly/TC6Hq3 ) their condition has been upgraded from critical to serious.
A third worker, Wilberto Ilagan, 50, remains in good condition. Ilagan is the only one of the three victims whose name has been released.
The Nov. 16 fire on a platform operated by Black Elk Energy south of Grand Isle killed three workers.
The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement is investigating the cause of the fire.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com