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Strawberry Fire Containment

fire-1-300According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the Strawberry Fire two miles west of Meeker along County Road 7 was expected to be completely contained last night. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time. The 130-acre fire occurred entirely on private land and threatened two private Continue reading

Fire Destroys Home In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300Fire destroyed a home Craig today.  The fire which is thought to have been caused by faulty wiring or an electrical appliance began in the kitchen of the mobile home on West 3rd street in Lamplighter Estates.  Although the fire was mostly contained to the kitchen area of the home, damage from smoke Continue reading

Checking For Radon

RADONWinter is the perfect time to test your home for radon, according the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas responsible for hundreds of Colorado lung cancer deaths each year. The colorless, odorless, tasteless gas can enter homes through miniscule cracks in floors or small spaces around utility pipes, and it Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Man In Hospital Following Suspicious Fire

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation Arson  team is in Rio Blanco County today, to investigate a suspicious structure fire at 23404 Rio Blanco County Road 5 in the rural Piceance Creek area 45 miles southwest of Meeker. When Continue reading