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Oil Rig Fire Extinguished in Reeves County

Photo Courtesy of Noel M. Ybarra from the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department Photo Courtesy of Noel M. Ybarra from the Pecos Volunteer Fire Department

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

REEVES COUNTY - A rig fire is out in Reeves County.

According to the sheriff's office, there was a blow out on a rig on Highway 17, near County Road 131, about 12 miles south of Pecos.

The fire happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon sparking the flames.

A lot of you have been asking on our Facebook what rig number this is.

NewsWest 9 has learned it's Desta Drilling Rig Number 7.

No one was hurt.