RBC I The firefighting efforts on the 1,140-acre Blair Fire, located 20 miles west of Meeker, are scaling down as fire activity wanes. However, a small unmanned aircraft (or drone) being flown by private individuals […]
MEEKER I This past weekend’s lightning burst resulted in 34 wildfires in Northwest Colorado, but only two of those blazes are uncontained as of late Tuesday and wildland fire crews and engines are working towards […]
Fire season in Colorado and Wyoming is picking up and Union Wireless is helping to keep the dedicated firefighters connected via wireless communications for their safety and security.
RBC I Firefighters had made progress as of Wednesday in battling the Citadel and East Tschuddi fires in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties, respectively. The fires were continuing to grow slowly, but containment has increased. […]
Helicopter pilot J.T. Theis of Vale, Ore., flies toward Meeker Airport, sliding between the moon and the horizon as he flies a helicopter owned by Hillcrest Aircraft Co. of Lewiston, Idaho on Saturday.
RBC I Effective as of Monday morning, Rio Blanco County and the Town of Meeker had instituted Stage One Fire Restrictions for the entire county.
RBC I The 2012 wildfire season was the worst in Colorado history, with more than 650 homes destroyed in four major fires, six fatalities and damage estimates in excess of $500 million. Suggestions are being […]
RBC I Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) stressed the need for increased state and local involvement to help address the hazardous condition of forests on federal lands during a Western Caucus field hearing that took place […]
RBC I Lightning started the Powell and Little Duck fires in Rio Blanco County last week, burning more than 1,600 acres before monsoon rains helped more than 200 firefighters and a Type II fire management […]
RBC I Fire crews from the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit have responded to several small fires in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties.