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Not just an eye sore

Moorcroft council concerned over derelict and fire-burned structures

The abandoned and derelict structures in Moorcroft's residential area are not only an eye sore, but a couple of them have been severely compromised by fire and are unsafe. "Like the trailer [on Goshen]," Councilman Rob Stewart shared a specific example, "it's abandoned, rodent infested, there are holes in the roof [and] the insolation is coming down – it's a hazard."

Town Attorney Pat Carpenter has attempted to contact the lawyer representing the owner of this trailer house, but has not yet received any response, commenting, "That's a dead-end."

Carpenter is willing to move forward in removing...