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.
MEEKER I Potential calamity was averted when John Wix successfully extinguished a fire Friday evening that had ignited a utility pole, threatening the power lines overhead.
RANGELY | Despite high winds with gusts of 26 mph today, crews working the Spring Creek Fire were able to hold the line.