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Six oil rig workers injured in explosion
FALLS CITY, Texas -- Six oil rig workers were injured in an explosion near Falls City.
The explosion happened Tuesday morning at an oil rig County Road 211 in Karnes County. The workers suffered injuries from the explosion and were burned by scalding hot water. Three of the victims suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns.
Three helicopters were sent to the scene to transport the injured workers to San Antonio hospitals. They are expected to survive.