Fishing trip ends abruptly for Gulf fire's first responders

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The three friends fishing aboard a 31-foot boat near the oil rigs off the Louisiana coast witnessed the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that created the three-month oil spill.

The explosion "shook the boat," one said in a new report by CNN, and they promptly stowed their fishing gear, pulled out and put on life jackets, floating cushions and line, then throttled up and over toward the flames.

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