UPDATED 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 8 MEEKER | Fire crews from the Meeker Volunteer Fire Department, BLM, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and the state’s Division of Fire Prevention and Control responded to a […]
Firefighters from the Northwest Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit continue to manage the Hunt Fire on Bureau of Land Management land about 26 miles southwest of Meeker in Rio Blanco County. Lightning ignited the fire […]
The Museum of Northwest Colorado—Craig shared this photo of a wildfire just above town in Meeker sometime during the 1920s-30s. MUSEUM OF NORTHWEST COLORADO | COURTESY PHOTO
Multiple agencies responded Tuesday to a controlled burn that got out of hand at Westlands, more than 20 miles up County Road 8 in eastern Rio Blanco County.
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.
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 […]
Dear Editor: Two weeks after the Rangely 4-H pen fire, we can’t thank enough the individuals and businesses who have poured their hearts into helping this organization and its kids rebuild!
RANGELY I In just over a week, workers have nearly completed rebuilding the 4-H pen that burned in an electrical fire May 5, killing several 4-H project pigs and severely damaging the structure.
RANGELY I A fire ignited by an electrical source killed five pigs and injured two more in one of two Rangely 4-H community pens on Monday afternoon.