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Fire Destroys Home South Of Steamboat

A barbecue grill is believed to have caused a fire that destroyed a home Friday, in the Whitecotton neighborhood south of Steamboat Springs. Routt County Sheriff representative Kurtis Luster, confirmed that the grill is believed to have been left on by the homeowners, who were not at the residence when the fire occurred.  Neighbors Continue reading

Fireworks Cause Fire and Explosion North Of Steamboat

A smoke device lit to limit mosquitoes near a camping area late Sunday afternoon lead to a fire and explosions. The situation on Routt County Road 52E about 5 miles north of Steamboat began when a man at the camp was burned by the smoke device and instinctively threw it. The device landed inside an enclosed trailer. The trailer contained several boxes of fireworks, which ignited and began Continue reading

Explosion And Fire South Of Craig

A small explosion and fire at an oil well pumping station 4 miles East of Hamilton off of highway 317, was determined to have been caused by an equipment malfunction. The fire was reported just after 12:30 Thursday afternoon. Craig firefighters assisted the site manager to shut off the flow of crude oil which stopped the fire. The amount of damage to Continue reading

RV Explodes Near Steamboat

IMG_1857(2)A recreational vehicle exploded Tuesday at the Eagle Soaring RV Park 3 miles west of Steamboat. When emergency crews arrived they found the owner of the RV had been pulled from the vehicle. After assessing the situation, crews were able to extinguish the fire and keep it from spreading to adjacent vehicles. Two dogs Continue reading

Residents Question Source Of Noise

city of craigWild West Radio News has received numerous reports of what sounded like an explosion in the Craig area Thursday night around 9:30.  One person said the event shook their home on the east side Continue reading

Page Set Up To Help Craig Man Involved In Explosion

GoFundMe2A go fund me page has been set up to support the family of Wayne Wagner of Craig who was involved in an explosion in his garage late last week.  The 35 year old Wagner is believed to have been using a cutting torch when the explosion occurred.  The source of the explosion is still unknown at this time. Wagner was taken to the Continue reading

Explosion In Garage And Single Vehicle Accident Occur Near Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300An explosion in a garage in the Western Knolls area west of Craig yesterday afternoon around 3, resulted in one man being taken to the hospital. A Craig Firefighter said that a cutting torch being used by the man, who was the owner of the garage, was believed to be the ignition source of the Continue reading