Green River Star -

By David Martin

Fires break out in Green River and Rock Springs


August 8, 2018

Star photo by David Martin

Two Rock Springs firefighters talk about the department's plan of attack as they take on a residential fire on Bridger Drive, next to the historic Slovenski Dom.

Fires in both Green River and Rock Springs kept area firefighters busy during the past few days.

In Green River, the Green River Fire Department responded to an ATV fire Monday evening. According to information provided by the Green River Police Department, the fire was reported at 700 Shoshone Ave., at 7:10 p.m. According to Green River Fire Chief Mike Nomis, the owner said he had been riding the ATV and parked it at his residence, planning to go riding again. The ATV caught fire after it was parked.

"We're not sure if it was the fuel line," Nomis said, saying the cause of the fire is unkn...

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