Sunday’s fire was ‘human caused’ |

Sunday’s fire was ‘human caused’

A fire threatens structures west of Craig on Sunday.
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A fire that burned about 215 acres west of Craig near Round Bottom Road on Sunday afternoon is believe to have been “human caused,” said Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume.

Several structures were threatened, but not damaged and no injuries were reported.

The fire is still under investigation, stated Hume in a text message.

At about 2:45 p.m. Sunday Craig Fire/Rescue, The Bureau of Land Management, Moffat County Sheriffs Office and Memorial Regional Health Emergency Services responded to the fire.

Crews were on the scene until about 8 p.m. when they were able to put the fire out.