3 workers injured in Weld County oil site fire

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WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Three maintenance workers were hurt at an oil site fire in Weld County on Thursday afternoon.

It happened about 3:30 p.m. in the area of Highway 392 and Weld County Road 71 northeast of Greeley, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office said.

Two male patients were airlifted to a hospital and another was taken by ambulance to be treated for various levels of burns, the sheriff’s office said.

The conditions of the three workers were not released.

The sheriff’s office called it an industrial accident and said the Briggsdale Fire Department was leading the investigation.

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