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Breaking News: Evacuation order lifted in Aspen

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” The evacuation order that affected a 16-block area of downtown Aspen has been lifted, the Aspen Police Department announced at about 5 a.m. Thursday.

Protected crime scenes remain in the downtown area and police are asking citizens not to cross any police barricades or crime-scene tape.

The department will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Pitkin County Library.

Barring a significant event, no new information will be available before then, the department announced in an e-mail.

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