WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A large fire was reported at an oil facility northeast of Platteville Monday night.
According to Chief Matt Concialdi with the Platteville-Gilcrest Fire Protection District, the fire started at a generator at a PDC Energy oil site. It was reported shortly before 8:45 p.m.
The facility is located near Weld County Roads 38 and 35.
When firefighters arrived, they found flames between 20-30 feet high and 50-60 feet wide.
Several local agencies assisted Platteville-Gilcrest Fire.
The fire was under control at 4:30 a.m.
No injuries were reported.
PDC Energy is an oil and gas company based in Denver.