Suspected Oil Well Fire Burning East of Platteville

November 7, 2018

A fire is burning Tuesday south of Milton Reservoir near Platteville.

Longmont residents might be able to see a plume of smoke to the east, caused by a suspected oil well fire east of Platteville.

According to pilot Don Colce, who was practicing flying in and out of the Greeley airport, the fire is about one mile south of Milton Reservoir, which is east of Platteville.

According to the Greeley Tribune , multiple fire protection districts are responding to the scene, where diesel is burning on a Noble Energy site. All personnel are accounted for and there are no reported injuries.

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