Tag Archives: structure

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

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

Changes Coming To CO PERA Program?

Following the announcement earlier this year that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA had $30 billion in unfunded liability, the Board is now recommending comprehensive reforms designed to reduce the overall risk and reduce the amount of time it will take the retirement program to be fully funded.  The Board’s recommendations, which Continue reading

Building Catches Fire In Steamboat

A fire occurred in an outbuilding Tuesday morning in the Fairview neighborhood on Manitou Ave in Steamboat.  According to a Steamboat Fire and Rescue representative, crews were quickly able to extinguish the blaze after arriving Continue reading

Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Brush-Fire

Craig Firefighters made quick work of a brush-fire that started Monday afternoon near the Wyman Museum on Highway 40. The fire threatened a non residential structure, but was extinguished before reaching the building. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, Continue reading

Help CDOT Identify Potholes

Pothole season has begun.  Potholes form when snow and rain seep into a road’s foundation, decreasing its strength. When temperatures drop below freezing, the surface of the roadway becomes weak and freezes water in the Continue reading

Lost Solar Fire At 3,500 Acres

WILD FIREThe lightning started Lost Solar Fire burning in the Flat Top Wilderness Area approximately 25 miles east of Meeker continued to increase in size over the weekend. The fire is estimated at 3,500 acres, an increase Continue reading

Fire Destroys Steamboat Residence

IMG_1791An overnight fire early Sunday destroyed a home in Steamboat at 1855 Fish Creek Falls Road. Neighbors called Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue to report the fire in the home that had also ignited trees next to the residence. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were also called to the scene. Upon arriving, fire crews first attacked the flames in the Continue reading

Containment Of Beaver Creek Fire Increases

Beaver Creek FireCrews were able to increase control of the Beaver Creek Fire this week, bringing containment from 28 to 41%. Lower winds,temperatures and higher humidity continue to help crews in their efforts to control the blaze. Teams are still working on protecting structures that could be affected, and cutting and maintaining fire lines. They are also continuing to ignite spot fires to Continue reading