(CBS4) – A fire at an oil site on Wednesday evening killed one person. The site is located approximately 10 miles northwest of Greeley.

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It is unclear what happened leading up to the fire, which broke out at 6:30 p.m. at a Great Western Oil and Gas site at County Road 66 and Hillcrest Drive.

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The victim was a male.

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Fire crews spent more than three hours working to extinguish the fire, which was burning on one of the holding tanks.