‘Highway 34 Fire’ grows to 12,000 acres

Weld County firefighters worked late Friday to contain a large grass fire that ignited on a ranch more than 10 miles southeast of Kersey. The blaze, dubbed the Highway 34 Fire, was first reported about 10:15 a.m. off of U.S. 34 between Weld County roads 61 and 67, said Stephanie…

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Platte Valley Fire Ground Breaking

Staff reports Several Weld County dignitaries were on hand in Kersey recently as the Platte Valley Fire Protection District broke ground on a new fire station. Construction is set to begin on the project in May and is scheduled for completion in December. When the building is complete, it will…

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