The Grizzly Creek hearth exterior Glenwood Springs grew to six,250 acres Wednesday night time as Interstate 70 stays closed.
The stretch of freeway between Glenwood Springs and Gypsum will stay shuttered till additional discover. Independence Go and Cottonwood Go are also closed till additional discover, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Workplace stated on Fb.
Denver climate: Scorching, dry sample continues together with air high quality considerations
Hanging Lake compelled to shut as out-of-control wildfire will get inside a number of miles
Grizzly Creek hearth replace: Wildfire close to Glenwood Springs grows to 4,624 acres
Pine Gulch hearth replace: Wildfire close to Grand Junction pushes previous 58,000 acres
Denver climate: Scorching and dry by way of the weekend as hearth hazard rises
Evacuation orders Wednesday night time have been lifted for Eagle County residents alongside Buck Level Drive, however residents will stay beneath a pre-evacuation order till additional discover. Residents in No Title, Lookout Mountain and Coulter Creek areas east of Glenwood Springs have been evacuated earlier within the week.
Hanging Lake, the enduring pure magnificence close to Glenwood Springs, has been closed attributable to its proximity to the hearth.
Drivers can go to www.cotrip.org for highway closure data.
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