- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 16, 2015

DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) - Crews have extinguished a fire that burned for more than a week at an oil well facility in Converse County.

Chesapeake Energy spokesman Gordon Pennoyer tells the Casper Star-Tribune (https://bit.ly/1FN2Nzh ) that the fire was put out at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The fire at the site northeast of Douglas began Sept. 6 and involved six oil wells.

Special oil well firefighting crews had to be brought in to extinguish the fire.

Some residents of the area reported a thin oily residue accumulating on homes and cars last week.


Information from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, https://www.trib.com

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