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Worker killed, 3 hurt in Colorado oil tank fire

GREELEY, Colo. - Authorities say a worker was killed and three others were injured in an oil tank fire in northern Colorado.

The site in Mead owned by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation caught fire during maintenance work on the oil tanks Thursday afternoon. Three of the contract workers were hospitalized - one with serious injuries and two with moderate injuries.

The dead worker was found soon after.

The names of the victims have not been released, and investigators have not said what caused the fire.

Anadarko confirmed the death but did not release additional information.


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