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 ( ) 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,

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