Small fire flares to life along railroad tracks near Mountain Meats in Craig |

Small fire flares to life along railroad tracks near Mountain Meats in Craig

Craig Press staff report
A fire near the rail road tracks threatened several semi trailers and tankers.
Doug Slaight for Craig Fire Rescue/courtesy

CRAIG — Craig Fire/Rescue was swift to douse a small fire burning in grass and debris piles alongside the railroad tracks near Mountain Meats in Craig.

Firefighters along with Craig Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Memorial Regional Health Emergency Medical Services all responded to the call at about 7 p.m. Thursday.

The fire threatened several nearby trucks, but did not appear to cause any damage, according to scanner traffic. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

The Craig Press will update this story if more information becomes available.

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User