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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

Firefighters Rescue Puppies

Steamboat firefighters rescued a litter of newly born puppies Wednesday afternoon at a home on Routt County Road 20. The mother had given birth to the puppies under the deck of the home, and the owners were unable to retrieve them. The owners feared for the puppies safety due to Continue reading

Fire At Mission Grace Church In Hayden

West Routt firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at the Mission Grace Church in Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Facebook page, the cause of the fire is under investigation. A separate post on the church Facebook page said that while no one was injured in the incident, 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

Mobile Home Fire In Shadow Mountain

A vacant mobile home caught fire yesterday morning on Aspen Avenue in Shadow Mountain Village. Craig firefighters responded to the fire around 10:30.  The fire is believed to have originated from heat tape under the trailer. The mobile home was damaged to the point, it’s Continue reading

Fire Results In Theater Evacuation

The Wild Horse Movie theater in Steamboat had to be evacuated yesterday afternoon due to a small fire. A vacuum cleaner is thought to have been the cause of the fire which occurred around 1 yesterday afternoon which kicked on the theater sprinkler system.  Firefighters 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

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

Lightning Starts New Fire In The Flat Tops

Lightning ignited another fire in the Flat Tops just below Crater Lake, 10 miles southeast of Buford.  The fire, which was reported yesterday, is burning in a remote area on a steep slope, presenting a danger to firefighters. Due to the fire’s location Continue reading

Lighting Ignites Fire Near Craig

Rain Sunday night helped control a small fire that occurred on Moffat County Road 100, near Airport road southeast of Craig. Crews responded to the lightning started fire around 11 and were able to get it fully under control in half an hour. Craig firefighter Troy Hampton Continue reading