UPDATE: Mobile Fire-Rescue battles large oil platform fire on the Mobile River

Published: Mar. 8, 2023 at 2:04 PM CST
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UPDATE: Mobile Fire-Rescue said it was a decommissioned oil rig that caught fire today and nobody was injured.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, according to authorities.

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The Mobile Fire-Rescue units are on the scene of a 2-alarm structure fire at 400 Dunlap Drive. Multiple companies arrived on the scene to discover a multi-story, oil rig-like structure with heavy smoke and flames.

According to Mobile Fire-Rescue, the rig contains diesel, hydraulic fluid, and oil with other potential hazards on board. Crews are working in tandem to mitigate the incident as quickly as possible. This is a developing scene.

FOX10 News is working to get details and will have more information as it becomes available.