Tag Archives: rescue

Exploding Cookware Results In Fire

Glass cookware that was left on a burning gas stove resulted in a fire Sunday morning at a home on Connor Drive in Craig. The occupant of the home had left the cookware on the stove when he went to bed Saturday night and was awoken around 5 Sunday morning, when the glass cookware exploded and Continue reading

Rafters Pulled From Eagle River

Four rafters had to be rescued from the Eagle River Saturday near Edwards. The raft high centered on a rock in the middle of the river standing the rafters.  It took rescue crews a couple hours to retrieve the rafters and pull Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Requires Extrication After Roll-Over

A man was required to be extricated from his vehicle Friday night.  According to trooper Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol, it took crews approximately ten minutes to remove 56-year-old Paul Tegtmeier of Parachute from the vehicle, which had Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Highway 13

Two people were injured in a single vehicle rollover Friday on Highway 13 north of Craig. 39 year old Gerardo Martinez Da La Cruz was driving when he lost control of his vehicle just before one.  Da La Cruz and his passenger, 33-year-old Ana Perez-Alvarez, were both wearing Continue reading

Funding Secured For 4th Of July Fireworks

The Craig 4th of July Fireworks will take place again this year. The Craig City Council Tuesday night committed $3,000 toward the purchase of fire works. The Craig Fire Department will contribute $2,000 and Moffat County has budgeted $3,000. Because of budgetary issues, the council did consider Continue reading

Worker Requires Rescue At Craig Station

A worker performing outage work on a scaffold had to be rescued yesterday afternoon at the Craig Station.  The worker slipped, fell and injured a knee.  Craig firefighters responded and used a scissor lift to remove the injured worker from the Continue reading

Propane Tank Catches Fire Near Oak Creek

Burning trash in a barrel was the source of a grass fire Friday afternoon off of Routt County Road 200A, northeast of Oak Creek. Steamboat Springs’ firefighters responded to the three acre Continue reading

Register For Steamboat Fire Academy

Enrollment is now open for the Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue, 2017 Fire Academy. The academy provides entry level training for those who may be interested in a career as a firefighter. Steamboat fire has full-time, part time, and reserve fire fighters on staff. Individuals who complete the program may Continue reading

Four Injured In Head On Crash

Four people were injured in a head on accident yesterday morning on Rabbit Ears pass. Icy roads are believed to have contributed to the incident which occurred just after 10. One of the drivers sustained serious injuries and was trapped in their vehicle, requiring extrication. It took emergency crews about a half an hour to remove the driver from the vehicle.  All those injured were taken to Continue reading

Car Collides With Tires On Highway 40

A freak accident occurred Tuesday afternoon near Craig when at set of dual rear tires fell off a truck and struck a car on Highway 40 4 miles east of Craig. According to Craig fire fighter Troy Hampton, the failure was caused by lug nuts that broke Continue reading

One Injured In ATV Accident

One person was injured in an ATV accident yesterday afternoon near Craig.  The driver rolled the ATV near a house on Moffat County Road 30 around 3:30. The unidentified female was taken the hospital with minor injuries. She was not wearing a helmet at the time of the Continue reading

UPDATE: Fire In Craig Trash Truck

The Craig Fire Department extinguished a small fire this morning that was discovered in the back of a City of Craig trash truck.  Randy Call  the director of Craig Solid Waste Department says he believes the fire was caused by ashes from a fire place which were Continue reading