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Blowout at Catahoula Parish oil well is contained

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CATAHOULA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - State Police are reporting that a well blowout in Catahoula Parish is now under control and not a public safety threat.

C.T.R. Oil, Inc., had a blowout at one of it's locations in Catahoula Parish. According to Louisiana State Police, the well was blowing salt water.

As of 2:00 PM, it was contained and Hazmat crews deemed it was not a threat to public safety.

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