Rockport Estates fire http://kpcw.org en Rockport Reservoir Saves The Day http://kpcw.org/post/rockport-reservoir-saves-day <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If there's a wildfire, the best possible scenario would be to have a lake full of water a mile away - with free dipping privileges. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports - that's been the case with the Rockport Fire.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:50:31 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 3161 at http://kpcw.org Rockport Reservoir Saves The Day Park City Elks Club Awards First Responders http://kpcw.org/post/park-city-elks-club-awards-first-responders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Park City Elks Club handed out awards to local First Responders at its annual barbecue Saturday afternoon. The plaques were handed out even while firefighters and police were keeping an eye on the embers of the Rockport 5 fire. Rick </span>Brough<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has more.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:38:41 +0000 Rick Brough 3157 at http://kpcw.org Park City Elks Club Awards First Responders Fire Aftermath http://kpcw.org/post/fire-aftermath <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Rockport Fire was reported at 90% containment Monday morning. But even last week, at the height of the blaze, Summit County officials said they needed to think about the aftermath. Rick </span>Brough<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has more.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:27:43 +0000 Rick Brough 3158 at http://kpcw.org Fire Aftermath Still Not Safe For Residents to Return Home in Rockport http://kpcw.org/post/still-not-safe-residents-return-home-rockport <p>Leaking propane tanks in the Rockport Ranches and Rockport Estates subdivisions may mean that even though an evacuation order is lifted sometime soon, it could be a while before residents are actually allowed to live in their homes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:36:28 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 3096 at http://kpcw.org Still Not Safe For Residents to Return Home in Rockport Prelude To A Fire Started Days Before http://kpcw.org/post/prelude-fire-started-days <p>The blazed that started Tuesday in the Rockport Estates area is the worst fire that Summit County has seen in years. But Local Emergency personnel might understandably think that the opening act started this weekend.</p><p>In the prior days, the County's Fire Warden and firefighters have been busy responding to a rash of small fires in eastern Summit County - mostly lightning caused. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:34:38 +0000 Rick Brough 3063 at http://kpcw.org Prelude To A Fire Started Days Before