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I-70 eastbound reopens following wildland fire in Dotsero

A wildland fire caused I-70 eastbound in Dotsero to close Sunday.
Eagle County PIO/Courtesy photo

UPDATE (9:20 p.m.): I-70 has reopened eastbound, please drive safely.

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UPDATE (8 p.m.): Crews are on the scene, and the fire is holding at 1-2 acres without any threats to homes or property, according to an update from the Eagle County PIO Facebook page.



Gypsum Fire Protection District is working in unified command with BLM Colorado Fire with a good initial knockdown,” according to the update. Officials hope to get I-70 eastbound going again momentarily. “The fire is holding at 1-2 acres and no homes or property are being threatened. I-70 westbound is now open and crews are working to open one lane eastbound I-70 soon.”



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Interstate 70 is closed eastbound in Dotsero due to a wildland fire south of the road at milemarker 132, according to an EC Alert sent out at approximately 7:09 p.m.

Motorists are asked to use caution in the area, expect delays and please move over for responders.



This story will be updated.


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