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Wildfire closes I-70 near Utah Colorado border

Jul 11, 2023, 11:56 AM | Updated: Oct 17, 2023, 9:28 am

Smoke billows from a fire near I-70. A wildfire has closed I-70 in both directions, just west of th...

A brush fire near the Utah/Colorado border forced the closure of I-70 for a time on Monday. (Grand County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

(Grand County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

SALT LAKE CITY — A wildfire has closed I-70 in both directions, just west of the Utah-Colorado border. 

Utah Fire Info said the fire has grown to around 1,800 acres. Crews are working to fight the blaze from the air and the ground.

Firefighters say they do not know the cause of the fire yet. 

This story will be updated.

 

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Wildfire closes I-70 near Utah Colorado border