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Authorities responded to a report of a rig explosion on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, northeast of Watford City, N.D., that injured one man. Submitted photo

Officials investigating oil rig fire near Watford City, N.D.

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WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Inspectors are investigating a drilling rig fire that occurred near here Tuesday afternoon that resulted in one worker’s injury, officials said Wednesday.

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Authorities responded to a report of a rig explosion at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday at a Nabors Drilling rig on a Whiting Petroleum location, the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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