This 2012 Ford F-550 oil industry service truck was heavily damaged when fire broke out in the bed at around 8:20 a.m. Thursday. Cause of the fire is not known.This drilling rig west of Bessie was heavily damaged in a fire Wednesday afternoon that was believed to have started when a drilling bit hit a pocket of natural gas.

Separate fires destroy drilling rig platform, truck

Fire destroyed a drilling rig platform and control board panel Wednesday afternoon at an oil and gas drilling site five miles west of Bessie.
Two employees of Unit Drilling were transported to the Clinton hospital, Bessie Fire Chief Keith Javorsky reported. He said one had burns on one hand and the other was suffering from smoke inhalation.

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