Wildland fire in North Routt: The Record for Saturday, June 19
Saturday, June 19, 2021
12:21 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a potential suspicious incident near the 37000 block of Saddle Mountain Drive. Deputies returned to this address two more times Saturday for other calls.
11:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to an animal complaint near the James Brown Soul Center of the Universe Bridge just west of downtown Steamboat.
12:13 p.m. Officers got a call about a potential hit and run collision near the corner of Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
1:36 p.m. Officers responded to a suspected drug violation near the 200 block of Anglers Drive.
4:53 p.m. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a wildland fire near Steamboat Lake. The roughly quarter acre fire was sparked by lightning from a passing thunderstorm.
8:51 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies investigated the source of some reported smoke near the Whitewood Subdivision to the southwest of Steamboat Springs.
10:08 p.m. Steamboat officers responded to a disturbance reported near the 2600 block of Honeysuckle Lane.
Total incidents: 49
• Steamboat officers responded to 22 cases including calls for service and officer initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
• Sheriff’s deputies responded to 13 cases including calls for service and officer initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to seven calls for service.
• Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.
• West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to four calls for service.
• North Rout 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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