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Wind blows down Coffee Cup canopy

 

November 10, 2022

Grace Moore

Extreme winds on Monday morning peeled the Sinclair skirting away from the canopy.

he skirting wrapping the new canopy at Coffee Cup Fuel Stop was ripped from the frame and draped, instead, around the pumps on Monday morning.

The Moorcroft Fire Department was called at approximately 9 a.m., as was the local Department of Transportation and the town police to mitigate traffic around the well-over 200 feet of sharp-edged metal, "to keep people from getting whacked by stuff flying around", according to fire department spokesman and long-time firefighter Fred Devish.

Contractor Ben Glenn of Glenn Construction and members of his crew gathered the long sheets of steel, crushing...



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