WELD COUNTY, Colo. -- Smoke from a controlled burn in Weld County is being seen for miles.
Platteville Fire officials told Denver7 that the grass fire is a controlled burn involving several large fields near Highway 85 and County Road 23.
Fire is located between County Road 26 and 28 just east of Highway 85 large flames on the ground pic.twitter.com/8orBUzF06H
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Platteville is about 40 miles northeast of Denver and about 18 miles southwest of Greeley.