July 25, 2012
The Agee fire burned 70 acres west of Colorado Highway 13, near Moffat County Roads 89 and 103. It started with a lightning strike Monday and was deemed under control at 8:47 p.m.
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The Agee wildfire ignited Monday night north of Craig from a lightning strike, burning about 70 acres before fire personnel brought it under control. Craig Fire/Rescue responded to the fire near Moffat County Roads 89 and 103, after the fire was reported by a West Routt firefighter who was in the area at 4:45 p.m. Monday, Craig Fire/Rescue Chief Bill Johnston said. A large column of dark smoke could be seen among the hills west of Colorado Highway 13, near mile marker 107. Johnston said four engines from Craig Fire/Rescue were deployed to the scene along with two tenders.