Hwy 131 reopened after rural structure fire caused closure | VailDaily.com

Hwy 131 reopened after rural structure fire caused closure

A fire caused a closure on Colorado River Road near Bond in western Eagle County on Friday afternoon.

One residential structure and a greenhouse were reported to have been damaged, as the fire spread to approximately 2.5 acres in size by 1:45 p.m.

By 4:45 p.m., the Eagle River Fire Protection District posted to their Facebook that crews were conducting mop-up operations to ensure no hot spots reignited and that all burning materials were extinguished. The district also announced that one lane of traffic had reopened.

1:45pm: Crews from Gypsum Fire Protection District, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District, Eagle River Fire Protection District, Vail Fire and Emergency Services and the US Forest Service are responding to a rural structure fire near Bond on the Colorado River Road. One cabin is reportedly involved, with 3 nearby trailer homes threatened. Air assets have been requested due to its proximity to wildland areas. The fire is currently being reported as 2.5 acres.

Please watch for fire apparatus in the area and #SlowDownMoveOver for first responders.

This story will be updated.

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