Letter to the Editor: Rangely Fire Board thanks employers

Dear Editor: This is proof that Rangely truly is a “great place” to live. Where else would employers allow their employees to miss work because they were volunteering their time to fight a house fire?

Rangely firefighters contain mobile home fire

RANGELY I Firefighters with the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District (RRFPD) contained a residential fire to the back third of a trailer home after a space heater reportedly being used to defrost frozen water lines ignited combustible material beneath the trailer on Sunday night.

Training…

Two trainers from Castle Rock’s Max Fire Apparatus worked with approximately 14 volunteer Rangely Rural Fire Protection District firefighters last week to learn the nuances of the new Rosenbauer pump and ladder trucks delivered from Sioux Falls, S.D., last spring.

$5,000 goes to fire truck

Summit Midstream Partners, a natural gas gathering company, gave the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District (RRFPD) $5,000 toward the purchase of two new fire trucks last week. The donationis in memory of Summit Midstream plant operator Tom Gough’s 12-year-old son Collin Gough, who passed away last year. From left: Summit Midstream Partners Director of Operations Rick Smith, RRFPD Fire Chief Andy Shaffer, Summit Midstream plant operator Tom Gough and ice president of operations Joe Velasquez.

RANGELY I Natural gas gathering company Summit Midstream Partners made a $5,000 donation last week toward the purchase of two new fire trucks for the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District (RRFPD). The donation was made in memory of Summit Midstream plant operator Tom Gough’s 12-year-old son Collin, who passed away last June. Gough, along with […]

Rangely Rural gets new fire truck

A new tanker/pumper truck for structure fire suppression and rescue is now in active service at the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District (RRFPD) following a ceremony March 20. A second new truck — a ladder truck — will arrive from the plant sometime in May.

RANGELY I A new tanker/pumper truck for structure fire suppression and rescue is in active service after passing its final inspection at the Rosenbauer manufacturing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D., earlier this month.

Chevron donates $100,000 for new fire trucks

Several people from Chevron, the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District, including board members (FB), firefighters (FF) and Rangely Town Council (TC) members gathered at the firehouse to accept a $100,000 donation from Chevron. Those attending included Rod Ficken (Chevron Pipeline), fire chief Andy Shaffer, Cisco Lucero (FF), Kyle Hixson (Chevron-FF), Gary Denny (FF), Rick Moran (Chevron-FF), Jasper Whiston (FF), Melissa Dembowski (FF), Kindal Cushman (FF), Leonard Lane (FB), Brad Casto (TC), Vince Wilczek (Rangely Chief of Police), Lisa Hatch (TC), Roy Kinney (Rangely PD), Jeff Rodell (Chevron), Elaine Urie (TC), Luke Allred (Chevron), Tim Webber (president of FB), Kelly Brown (Chevron) and Peter Brixius (Rangely Town Manager and FB member).

RANGELY I A formal ceremony last Thursday marked a $100,000 donation by the Chevron Corporation toward the purchase of two new Rangely Rural Fire Protection District (RRFPD) fire trucks.