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New Fire Starts, Fire Near Meeker Doubles In Size

High winds caused two fires already burning to spread and helped kindle a new fire in Northwest Colorado Sunday. The new Dead Dog Fire is burning on BLM land about 10 miles north of Rangely and is estimated at 40 acres. The Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker, nearly Continue reading

Fire Fighter Training May Start Sunday

Steamboat fire fighters will be using a duplex on Riverside Drive this month, for fire training activities. The department plans to use the building 3 to 4 times a week over the next three weeks for various exercises. Training will take place from 9 to 5 and could start as early as Sunday. No active fires will Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Threatens 40 Home Sites

WILD FIREThe Beaver Creek Fire remained active overnight Saturday and early Sunday in pockets of unburned fuels in the interior of the fire. Firefighters mopped up smoldering vegetation near structures and continued to prepare structures further in advance of the fire. Fire crews remain diligent attacking spot fires and constructing firelines Continue reading

Fire Destroys Barn Near Steamboat

IMG_3814(1) IMG_3811(1) A hay filled barn about 2 miles west of Steamboat was destroyed by fire Saturday night.  When Steamboat fire fighters arrived at the scene at 38235 County Road 33, Continue reading

Chimney Fire In Steamboat

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUEA chimney fire at a Steamboat residence Thursday morning was quickly extinguished by Steamboat Springs fire fighters.  The incident at 747 Anglers Pond was determined to be caused by a dirty chimney pipe clogged with heavy amounts of creosote and ash that were smoldering.  Once fire crews on the roof were able to knock the creosote Continue reading