Anadarko Petroleum closing 3,000 wells in Colorado after deadly home explosion
FIRESTONE, Colo. -- Anadarko Petroleum announced Wednesday it is closing 3,000 vertical wells in northeastern Colorado after the deadly explosion and fire at a home in Firestone. The explosion on April 17 killed two men, Mark Martinez and his brother-in-law Joey Irwin. Mark Martinez's wife, Erin, was seriously injured in the explosion in the 6300 block of Twilight Avenue.