Blazing fire on ocean surface due to gas leak extinguished in Gulf of Mexico | ABC News

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A fire on the ocean surface west of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula has been extinguished, with state-owned oil company Pemex blaming a gas leak from an underwater pipeline for sparking the blaze that was captured in videos shared widely on social media.

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