Breaking: Brush fire reported along Interstate 70 in Avon extinguished | VailDaily.com

Breaking: Brush fire reported along Interstate 70 in Avon extinguished

Fire crews work to put out a brush fire on the eastbound side of Interstate 70 on Wednesday in Avon. The Vail Valley is under a Red Flag Warning due to hot temperatures and gusty winds.
Chris Dillmann | cdillmann@vaildaily.com

UPDATE: An Eagle County Alert sent at 3:59 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, stated that the brush fire had been extinguished and the road reopened.

A brush fire was reported at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, via Eagle County Alerts on the south side of Interstate 70 eastbound at mile marker 165 near Avon. Officials say to expect traffic delays and use caution in the area.