Fireworks could have caused brush fire in Edwards on Thursday (videos)
July 7, 2017
EDWARDS — On Thursday, July 6, at approximately 10:50 p.m., several local public safety agencies responded to a wildland grass fire at 32530 U.S. Highway 6 in Edwards, according to a statement issued Friday by the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.
Several residents in the Eagle River Village mobile-home park area reported seeing a group of teenagers in the area lighting off fireworks just prior to the fire igniting, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The wildland fire grew to be approximately a half-acre in size before fire crews were able to put it out. This fire was near a residential area, but it did not damage any structures.