Traffic update: Westbound Interstate 70 reopen near Dowd Junction after vehicle fire
A vehicle fire shut down Interstate 70 westbound at mile marker 170 for about 25 minutes on Sunday night. As of 6:10 p.m., I-70 was reopen.
Eagle River Fire Protection District reported all occupants were able to safely exit the vehicle and that the fire appears to have started in the trunk area.
Units from the Eagle River Fire Protect District and Vail Fire and Emergency Services responded and were assisted by the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and Vail Public Safety Communications Center.
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