Firefighters battle brush fire south of Maybell |

Firefighters battle brush fire south of Maybell

Wildland crews with the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Land Management, and the Maybell Fire Department battled a brush fire just south of Maybell Monday afternoon.

Additional crews that helped battle the blaze include Moffat County Road & Bridge, and the Colorado Division of Fire Protection “Mad Creek” Module.


The fire was on Moffat County Road 57 and was roughly 10 miles south of Maybell, according to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.

According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, the fire grew to approximately 30 acres. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

At this time, sufficient resources are on scene to manage the fire, and there are no public safety concerns at this time.

This is a developing story. The Craig Press will provide more updates as they become available.

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