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Coast Guard calls off search

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) -The search is now over for the two missing oil platform workers in the Gulf of Mexico.

The fire broke out Friday on the platform about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana.

A search and rescue team ended their duty shortly before 5:30 Saturday and that search turned up empty.

The fire started while workers were using a torch to cut an oil line.

Four workers were severely burned. Two remain in the hospital in critical condition. Two others are in serious condition.

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