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    Posted April 22, 2010 by
    capt1000
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Track the oil disaster

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    Photo of Deepwater Horizon rig.

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     capt1000 shot this photo of the oil rig explosion Wednesday from a rescue boat in the Gulf Coast. He's been working on boats for 13 years and says he's 'never seen anything of this magnitude.' The heat was so intense that it caused paint to peel off the vessels -- '[rescue] boats were able to stay for only so long.'
    - katie, CNN iReport producer

    Photo of Deepwater Horizon rig.

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