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No one was hurt when a gas compressor station in Fort Lupton caught fire early Sunday morning.
The blaze started around 4:50 a.m. at the Western Midstream’s DJ Tri-Town Compressor Station, a company spokeswoman said, and preliminary information indicated the fire was extinguished by about 5:25 a.m.
No one was hurt during the incident, which Fort Lupton Fire described on Twitter as an “explosion.” They reported it was fully extinguished by 6:45 a.m.
Fire and explosion in the area of CR 21 and CR 18. Joint information from Anadarko and the District that the fire is under control and there is no need for evacuation. pic.twitter.com/27HDIrVw5L
— Fort Lupton Fire (@FLFPD) January 31, 2021
Western Midstream is conducting an internal investigation to determine the cause of the gas-fed fire, spokeswoman Kristen Shults said. The community was not impacted by the fire at the station, which is at 8129 County Road 21, she said.