A myriad of fireworks complaints: The Record for Saturday, July 3 | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

A myriad of fireworks complaints: The Record for Saturday, July 3

Saturday, July 3, 2021

12:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a noise complaint near the 1200 block of Meadowood Court.

3:07 a.m. Officers responded to reports of a bear near a dumpster at a gas station near the corner of South Lincoln Avenue and Anglers Drive.



10:47 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a potentially stolen vehicle near the Howelsen Hill Rodeo Grounds.

7:24 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated the report of smoke near mile marker 114 on U.S. Highway 40 between Hayden and Milner.



8:45 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of a potentially illegal burn near the Meadows Campground on Rabbit Ears Pass. While Routt County currently has a Stage 2 fire ban in place, which bans all fires, the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest has just a Stage 1 ban, which allows for fires in developed campgrounds with a fire ring.

9:23 p.m. Steamboat officers responded to six different fireworks complaints Saturday evening, with this one being near the 2600 block of Cross Timbers Trail in Steamboat. Stage 2 fire restrictions ban the use of fireworks in Routt County, and fireworks are never allowed within national forest land.

Total incidents: 86

• Steamboat officers responded to 59 cases including calls for service and officer initiated incidents such as traffic stops.

• Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 17 cases including calls for service and officer initiated incidents such as traffic stops.

• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to six calls for service.

• Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.

• North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.

• West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.

The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s 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.