Oil Springs Fire Too Close to Nat Gas Plant for Comfort

Jul 15, 2021

The Oil Springs Fire, south of Rangely, burned more than 12,000 acres, beginning in June, and is now 99% contained. Drought conditions and heavy winds fueled extreme fire behavior for over 2 weeks that threatened a natural gas processing facility. Lucas Turner, of the Rio Blanco Herald in Meeker, has this report.

Oil Springs fire got close to the Dragon Trail Natural Gas Facility in June.
Credit Lucas Turner, Rio Blanco Herald