A residence at 340 Park St. in Meeker was damaged Friday, when hot grease from the family barbecue grill dripped onto the propane line to the barbecue, which “compromised the propane line,” leading to the fire, Fire Chief Steve Allen said Wednesday. Homeowners Jason Hightower and Mandi Etheridge said no one was injured. Allen said there was damage to the deck and attic with extensive smoke damage.
RANGELY | Fire managers determined the lightning-caused Twin Buttes Fire is 240 acres. Fire activity is low with smoldering in grass and brush and no growth yesterday.
RBC | Fire officials were busy again today with fires that erupted from thunderstorms moving through northwest Colorado. Reports of 12 wildland fires were confirmed; nine in western Moffat County and three in Rio Blanco […]