Multiple structures impacted by fire near Lay |

Multiple structures impacted by fire near Lay

Smoke can be seen on U.S. Highway 40, near Moffat County Road 17 on Tuesday after a fire broke out.
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LAY — Multiple structures, including a home, fence, and shed, were impacted by a two fires on Moffat County Road 17 near Lay on Tuesday.

Craig Fire Rescue was called to assist the Maybell Fire Department just before 1:30 p.m in extinguishing hot spots following a morning blaze that destroyed a home. One woman was reportedly tranported to Memorial Regional Health suffering from smoke inhalation. The woman has not been identified.

According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, the afternoon response came after the initial fire flared back up.

The cause of the initial fire is under investigation.