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Duck Pond Fire Near Glenwood Canyon Closes Interstate 70; Forces Evacuations – CBS Denver

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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters in Eagle County are rushing to a new fire between Glenwood Canyon and Gypsum. Authorities closed Interstate 70 between Glenwood Springs and Wolcott Saturday afternoon.

The Willowstone neighborhood in Gypsum has been ordered to evacuate. Authorities are calling this the Duck Pond Fire.

(credit: White River National Forest)

Residents and businesses in the Red Hill area are told to be ready to evacuate. This pre-evacuation zone includes: Beacon Road, Cedar Drive, Strohm Circle, Highland Road, Sunset Lane, Knob Lane.

“Winds pushed the fire slowly in an easterly direction towards…

CBS Denver

2022-04-16 18:14:21

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