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Moffat County Bridge Closures

Moffat County announced closures for two area bridges last week. Due to structural issues, the walking bridge on the Kiwanis Trail at Loudy-Simpson Park will be closed until further notice. The county is asking the community to keep off the bridge while the Continue reading

Prepare For Floods And Fires

This is a good time of year for residents to learn about flood and wildfire risks in Colorado, and to make plans for what to do in the event that a fire or flood occurs. 64 counties in Colorado and more than 250 cities and towns with a population of over 250 thousand people are located in flood-prone areas.  Since the year 2000, Continue reading

Vehicle Collision Pushes Car Into Mobile Home

An unoccupied vehicle caused damage to another car and a mobile home in Craig Friday morning. The unoccupied vehicle, parked on 1st street, was left running.  According to a representative from the Craig Police Department, the Continue reading

House Fire Saturday

There was a fire at an unoccupied Craig home Saturday night. According to a representative with the Craig Fire Department, the exact cause of the fire, which spread from the fireplace, is under investigation. Firefighters were on scene Continue reading

Car Catches Fire At Craig Wendy’s

Craig firefighters responded to a car that caught fire in the Wendy’s parking lot last night. According to a representative with Craig Fire and Rescue, the fire is believed to have started due to a short in the vehicles electrical system.  The cars owner and a Wendy’s Continue reading

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

One Injured In House Fire

One person sustained minor injuries in a house fire on Taylor Street, Saturday morning  in Craig. According to a Craig Fire and Rescue representative, firefighters responded to the fire just before 4. It was caused by faulty Continue reading

Barn And Outbuilding Catch Fire

It took crews around 2 hours to extinguish a fire Sunday morning at a barn on Routt County Road 18, near Stage Coach Reservoir. According to Steamboat Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Continue reading

Bird Nest Causes Structure Fire Near Steamboat

A building at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School caught fire Friday night.  A bird nest in the chimney is believed to have started the fire, which spread from the chimney into the roof of the building by the time firefighters arrived.  They were quickly able to get the fire extinguished. One person, who was in the building when Continue reading

Structure Fire Northwest Of Craig

A two car garage with living quarters above caught fire northwest of Craig Thursday afternoon near Moffat County Road 200. The fire which began on the outside of the structure spread to adjacent vegetation and firewood piles and threatened additional Continue reading

Field Catches Fire Monday

A haying operation resulted in a wildfire Monday on property off of Klein Road between Steamboat and Milner.  The fire is believed to have been caused by sparks from a hay baler or tractor, resulting in a field catching fire around 6 in the afternoon. It took firefighters about 6 hours to fully suppress the blaze, which burned Continue reading

Reward Offered For Info On Graffiti

The City of Steamboat is offering a $500 reward to anyone with information, or who can identify the individuals responsible for graffiti that occurred at the Bear River Skate Park over the past month. Graffiti was discovered on July 29, with red paint defacing the ramps in several locations across the cement structure. A second more extensive incident occurred on August Continue reading