Mudslide near Redstone traps two

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO Colorado

REDSTONE – A mudslide Saturday evening near Redstone trapped two people inside a vehicle, according to the Carbondale and Rural Fire Department. They were unhurt.

The slide occurred at about 6:45 p.m. on the north end of Redstone Boulevard. The slide was about 100 feet wide and 3 feet deep, according to the department.

A crew of nine from the fire department helped get the individuals, whose names were not released, from the vehicle.

No other damage was reported, but the north entrance to Redstone off Highway 133 (closest to Carbondale) is closed while Pitkin County Road and Bridge employees clean up the site. The closure is expected to last three or four days.