This weekend is time change weekend. The key phrase to remember is “Spring forward, Fall Back.” Before going to be Saturday night you should set your clocks back one hour. Firefighters have always maintained that the time change is also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke detector.
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Craig firefighters responded a fire at a home in the 600 block of Rose Street in Craig yesterday afternoon. Details of the fire are few, but Continue reading
Firefighters from Craig and the BLM responded to a wildland fire Saturday southwest of Maybell. The Bitter Creek Fire consumed about 700 acres of private and BLM land before it was contained Saturday afternoon. The blaze was located near the Bitter Brush State Wildlife Area. Firefighters say it was sparked by lightning. No structures Continue reading
Firefighters are still monitoring the Blackwall Fire near Meeker. The fire covers about one acre. The area received about 400 lightning strikes from Tuesday thunderstorms, forcing the monitoring crew to seek Continue reading
An electric heat lamp was determined to have been the cause of a fire late Saturday night in Craig’s Shadow Mountain Subdivision. The fire, which consumed a chicken coop was reported by a neighbor. A number of chickens and turkeys were killed in the blaze. Craig Continue reading
A Steamboat home was destroyed by fire yesterday. Fortunately the occupants of the house were able to escape without much harm. One occupant and two firefighters were treated at Yampa Valley Medical Center for minor injuries. The house was located on Apres Ski Way, and firefighters say the upstairs portion of the house Continue reading
Firefighters responded to a fire at Goodrich Mud Company in Craig, located on Industrial Avenue near 1st Street Saturday. According to reports, the fire started at the top of the sand silos located on the property, while welders were doing routine maintenance work. The fire took about half an Continue reading
Authorities have released the name of the victim killed in last week’s car crash on Highway 64. Firefighters responded to the scene after a call of a brush fire on the side of the highway. When they got there, they found a vehicle engulfed in flames. After extinguishing the blaze, a body was found in the car. The Rio Continue reading
This weekend is time change weekend. On Sunday morning we return to Daylight Savings Time. Remember the key phrase “Spring Forward, Fall Back”, and set your clocks forward 1 hour before going to bed tomorrow night. Firefighters also suggest you use the reminder to change the batteries in your home and business smoke detectors.
Craig Fire Rescue had to extricate the driver of a pick-up truck this morning after an accident on 4th and Ranney in Craig. According to firefighters, the driver wasn’t seriously hurt, but was unable to get out of his truck after it was broadsided by an Interstate Batteries truck. The other driver was uninjured. The driver of the pick-up was taken to Continue reading
A house on Moffat County Road 103 burned early Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to the blaze at around 2 Saturday morning. Reports say the home is not a complete loss, but is not habitable at the moment. The fire is believed to be caused by a coal-burning stove, but the investigation is ongoing. Nobody was seriously hurt in the blaze.
This weekend is “time change” weekend. Sunday, we return to Mountain Standard Time. The key phrase to remember is “Spring Forward, Fall Back”. So remember to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed tomorrow night. This is also the time firefighters suggest you change the batteries in your home’s smoke alarms. The Continue reading