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Chimney Catches Fire

Steamboat Fire Fighters responded to a chimney fire Thursday night at a home on Routt County Road 179, near Milner. The fire was mostly extinguished by the time firefighters arrived on the scene. Crews inspected the home to ensure flames had not spread to other areas of the Continue reading

Firefighters Remind Residents to Have Chimneys Swept

chimney fire 200The temperature is starting to drop, which means residents are starting to light up their wood and coal stoves and fireplaces. Fire officials urge residents to have their chimneys inspected and cleaned before building any fires. Dirty chimneys are a common cause of house fires every year, that can be prevented with a little attention. Craig firefighters Continue reading