Peak 7 man ticketed for unattended fire |

Peak 7 man ticketed for unattended fire

Jane Stebbinssummit daily news

BRECKENRIDGE – A Peak 7 man was ticketed for violating county fire restrictions and reckless endangerment after he left his campfire unattended last Saturday.According to Summit County Sheriff’s reports, officers found a campfire in a ring behind the house at 6584 County Road 3. The flames were about a foot tall, and a hose had been placed in front of the fire.The officer tried to get a hold of the resident several times without success and called the fire department to extinguish the campfire. Kim O’Brien of the Red, White and Blue Fire Department in Breckenridge said they had responded to a campfire at the same house two days earlier.Officers returned to the house at 11 that night and issued the homeowner a ticket for leaving his campfire unattended. The man said he’d thought he’d extinguished it before leaving the house.

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