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Colorado-Well Pad Shut Down After 7 Workers Injured In Fire


December 10, 2019

Seven contractor workers were injured in a fire at the Regnier Farms well pad in unincorporated Weld County late Monday night, according to a statement from Crestone Peak Resources, which operates the site.

Location Of Oil Site FireMountain View Fire responded to the site near Weld County Road 20 1/2 near E. County Line Road around 8:30 p.m., according to Chief David Beebe. That's about a mile and a half south of Highway 119 near Longmont.

All of the injured workers suffered burns and were taken to the hospital, but none have life-threatening injuries, according to Crestone Peak. Four of the injured have since been released from the hospital, Mountain View Fire said. 

There's no indication at this time about what caused the fire.

Crestone Peak said the well pad will be shut down until the cause is determined and they're certain it's safe to resume work.

They're conducting their own investigation into the incident and are cooperating with local, state and federal authorities.

Crestone Peak Resources is a Denver-based independent energy company, that was formed in 2016, according to its website.

Source: 9News

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