Oil well fires put stress on resources in Weld County

WELD COUNTY, Colo. -- A rural Colorado fire chief said his volunteer fire department is low on supplies to put out the flames.

He also said his crews are stretched extremely thin.

The problem has been because of recent oil well fires in Weld County.

The fire chief in New Raymer said they need some help. They're concerned about the growing number of oil-related sites.

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