Trash on fire: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 | SteamboatToday.com

Trash on fire: The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

6:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters received a report of trash on fire inside a garbage truck at 13th Street and Critter Court. The flames were out before firefighters arrived.

8:13 a.m. A man reported seeing a structure fire at a townhome in the 3000 block of Village Drive. Steamboat firefighters responded but found no fire. It turned out the man mistook fumes from a dryer vent on the house as smoke and a yellow shovel near the vent as flames. 

12:51 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a theft at a hardware store in the 2100 block of Curve Plaza. 

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12:53 p.m. Police were called about another theft at the same hardware store in the 2100 block of Curve Plaza. 

1 p.m. Police received an animal complaint from an animal shelter in the 700 block of Critter Court. 

4:40 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to assist an animal bite victim in the 3100 block of Routt County Road 35. 

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6:03 p.m. Police were called to assist an animal bite victim at an animal shelter in the 700 block of Critter Court. 

Total incidents: 47

  • Steamboat officers had 25 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 11 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to 10 calls for service.
  • North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call 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.


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