Oil Battery Incident

Tank Battery Incident

On May 25, 2017, at approximately 3:15 pm, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area near HWY 66 and WCR 13 to a report of an oil tank battery that was on fire.
When law enforcement personnel arrived on scene they found that an Anadarko oil tank battery was fully engulfed in flame. Preliminary information suggests that maintenance was possibly being performed on the site when the incident happened.
This is an active incident, and information is limited. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Crime Stoppers.