Update: With fire under control, I-70 westbound at Silt reopens | AspenTimes.com

Update: With fire under control, I-70 westbound at Silt reopens

Glenwood Springs Post Independent staff report
Fire crews knock down hot spots in between I-70 and the railroad tracks just east of Silt Wednesday afternoon. Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, Silt Police Department, Colorado River Fire Rescue, and the U.S. Forest Service were on scene just vefore 1 p.m., and crews quickly contained the fire before it spread to the businesses on the north side of the railroad tracks.
Kyle Mills/Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Interstate 70 at Silt has reopened as of 3:10 p.m. after being closed for a few hours due to a fire.

Colorado River Fire Rescue is already on scene, which they reported are two separate fires at mile markers 96 and 105.

“Multiple crews and apparatus are responding. An all-call page for available off-duty personnel to respond to stations for coverage has been initiated,” CRFR reported in a Facebook post.

This is a developing story that will be updated via the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.

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