Watch: Timelapse video of massive fire on Mexican oil ship

The tanker is reportedly carrying 168,000 barrels of oil

Watch: Timelapse video of massive fire on Mexican oil ship

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A Mexican owned oil tanker caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday with an estimated 168,000 barrels of fuel on board.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the Mexican Navy rescued all 31 crew members and no injuries were reported.

The following video shows the tanker ablaze in the distance.

 Petroleos Mexicanos or Pemex has indicated that the fire didn't pose a threat to the local population.