Wildfire smoke being seen for miles is from controlled burn in Weld County

Posted at 11:13 AM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 14:36:13-04

WELD COUNTY, Colo. -- Smoke from a controlled burn in Weld County is being seen for miles.

Platteville Fire officials told Denver7 that the grass fire is a controlled burn involving several large fields near Highway 85 and County Road 23.

Platteville is about 40 miles northeast of Denver and about 18 miles southwest of Greeley.


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