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Fire at drilling site north of Erie sends 7 workers to the hospital

Posted at 10:28 PM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 21:38:04-05

WELD COUNTY, Colo. – Seven workers from an oil drilling site north of Erie were taken a hospital following a fire late Monday night.

The fire was reported at around 8:31 p.m. in the area of County Line Road and Weld County Road 20 ½, according to a spokesperson from Mountain View Fire Rescue.

Those transported suffered minor injuries and burns, the spokesperson said.

No other information about the fire was immediately available.

This is a developing news story. Check back for updates.