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Trailer Catches Fire South Of Craig

Craig firefighters responded to a fire Thursday morning at a single wide trailer near Moffat County Road 37, south of Craig. The fire started in the hot water heater closet and damaged a bedroom and bathroom. It took firefighters around half an Continue reading

Smoke On The Roof Of The Hampton Inn

Craig firefighters responded to reports of smoke at the Hampton Inn Friday night.  After arriving on the scene, crews determined that the smoke was coming from a broken belt in the hotels heating and ventilation system. Firefighters 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

Winter Conditions Result In Roll-Over

Winter driving conditions were a factor in a single vehicle roll-over that occurred Friday afternoon east of Craig. The driver lost control on Highway 40, near the Wyman’s Living History Museum, resulting in the vehicle leaving the highway, eventually coming to rest on the roof. The driver and the only Continue reading

UPDATE: Semi And SUV Collide

A driver of an SUV had to be extricated from her vehicle after the SUV collided with a semi Friday on Highway 40, 10 miles west of Craig. Both vehicles went off the road as a result of the accident. The driver of the SUV, who has been identified as 37-year-old Rachel Urbanik of Rangely, was Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway 13

A semi carrying a load of cattle rolled yesterday afternoon on Highway 13 north of Craig.  59-year-old Larry Neeman from Nebraska was driving the semi when he swerved to avoid colliding with the car ahead, which had slowed to turn off the highway. His actions caused the semi to roll, blocking the road. The accident Continue reading

Horse Has To Be Rescued From Cattle Guard

North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a horse that was trapped in a cattle guard Wednesday. According to a post on the North Routt Fire Protection Facebook page, the horse ran away from a hunting camp in the area, and was found with three legs stuck in a cattle guard on Forest Service Road 443, northeast of Clark. It took crews a couple hours to free the animal. A veterinarian that was on 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

Small Fire Between Craig and Hayden

Craig Firefighters responded to a small fire Thursday afternoon, between Hayden and Craig, on Moffat County Road 29. The fire occurred around one. No one was injured and no structures were damaged in the blaze, which was estimated at less Continue reading

UPDATE: Crews Battling Fire East Of Meeker

Firefighters battled a blaze in Rio Blanco  County over the weekend. Smoke from the fire, approximately 20 miles east of Meeker near the Marvin Lakes Trailhead, was first reported around noon Friday. High winds contributed to 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

UPDATE: Man Crashes Truck Into Pond, Charged With DUI

A truck crashed into the Loudy-Simpson Park  pond Thursday afternoon, after the driver failed to navigate the turn off of Highway 394. The driver, who has been identified as 45-year-old Leith Adam Little of Craig, was trying to turn onto Ranney Street when he lost control, sending Continue reading