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Fire and police activity typical on Fourth of July weekend

Though no official festivities took place to celebrate the Fourth of July in Riverton, local police were busy over the holiday weekend responding to calls ...

Officials are unsure what caused a fire that destroyed half of a duplex Saturday evening in Riverton.
No one was injured in the incident, which is not ...

Good Samaritans help extinguish fire in ditch

Local fire officials said they were grateful for the help of passersby who stopped to extinguish a small grass fire at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Lewis Road ...

House damaged in fire; residents responded well

An electrical malfunction was the cause of a fire that damaged a house Thursday morning on Oilfield Road south of Riverton.
Fire officials said the damage ...

No injuries in blaze that destroyed home

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a home at about 3 p.m. May 2 on Paintbrush Drive north of Riverton.
Officials were unsure how the blaze ...

Firefighters were able to salvage many personal items, including photographs, firearms and a pickup truck in the adjacent garage.

A rural Riverton ...

The blaze expanded from half an acre to 10 acres before it was controlled.

Soft terrain and strong winds caused difficulties for firefighters who ...

Cause unknown in Tuesday shop fire

The building itself didn't sustain structural damage, but some of the insulation, lighting, wiring and overhead heating system may have been destroyed. ...

Local firefighters earn safety award

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department recently was presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the ...

Fremont County Fire Protection District chief Craig Haslam said his district has 158 active volunteer firefighters and 29 fire-core members providing services ...

A young boy playing with a lighter may have started the fire that destroyed a trailer home Sunday on Rendezvous Road south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

No one was injured in a structure fire that caused significant damage to a home at 801 N. N. 16th St. E.
After investigation, officials believe the 6 p.m. ...

Driver partially ejected in one-vehicle rollover

A female driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a one-vehicle rollover April 27 that closed an intersection on the Wind River Indian Reservation. ...

Minimal damage in 'scary' lightning strike

A lightning strike April 26 may have been exciting for local residents, but the incident was relatively minor for the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department.
RVFD ...

Lightning jolts city, starts fire, kills one bird

A lightning strike over central Riverton on Saturday afternoon rattled windows and startled residents but caused only minor damage when it hit a tree.
The ...

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department saved hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars this year by refurbishing two of its old tanker trucks.
The original ...

Easter fire at motel requires evac; no injuries or big damage

Guests at the Tomahawk Motor Lodge in Riverton had to evacuate their rooms on Easter Sunday after a fire began in the motel's basement laundry room.
No one ...

Human activity may have caused three recent fires

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department responded to three weekend fires that may have been started by humans.
No one was injured in any of the incidents.
The ...

 
 

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