Agencies battling wildfire near Trapper Mine


A lightning strike has sparked a wildfire on private property near Knez Divide and Trapper Mine south of Craig, according to a recent fire page.

Craig Fire/Rescue responded to the scene, along with the Bureau of Land Management and the Moffat County Sheriff's Office. Craig Fire/Rescue Chief Bill Johnston is working the scene as incident commander.

Trapper Mine has deployed a motorgrader to build a fire break between the private property and the mine.

Craig Daily Press reporter Joe Moylan is at the scene and more information will be posted here as it becomes available.


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