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John Stehle, left, who lives on Cedar Mountain Avenue, shakes hands with friend Phil Pinnt with burnt trees and ash at the base of Cedar Mountain in the background. Pinnt alerted authorities to the Cedar Fire on Tuesday. Stehle said a quick response to the blaze saved his home.

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Cedar Mountain residents praise firefighters for Cedar Fire efforts

A Moffat County resident who lives near the fire burning this week at Cedar Mountain praised fire crews for saving his home. “I was definitely concerned the fire would spread and that my home was in danger,” said John Stehle, who lives on Cedar Mountain Avenue. “But, the fire crews did a great job and I thank them for their efforts.”


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