DENVER, Kolo. (FOX 10) – Colorado crews are fighting a huge fire burning on the I-70 road in the Denver area.
According to the KDVR store in Denver FOX, several vehicles are involved in the Lakewood area west of downtown Denver. Colorado Department of Transportation officials say the I-70 is closed in both directions for safety reasons. According to fire officials in the region, two people were injured and they believe that anyone could escape from their vehicles.
This was not the only major incident on I-70 in the Denver area on Thursday. At the beginning of the day, FOX subsidiary KDVR reported an accident involving a school bus and a semi-trailer. The crash occurred about three miles north of this incident.
I-70 EB / WB: Road to Exit 262 – US 40 closed; Colfax Ave. Big vehicle fire. Road blocked both directions for security reasons. Expect long delays.
– CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) April 25, 2019
He is currently responding to the big crash of I-70 and Denver West. Road in both directions and bridge blocked. Please avoid the area. Media: PIO on the go. Updated during staging.
– Lakewood Police (@ LakewoodPDCO) April 25, 2019
Our crews crashed on I-70 near Colorado Mills. Several vehicles are on fire, firefighters are working to extinguish the flame. There are at least two injuries. Several agencies help. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/XUZygCKRS0
– WestMetroFire (@WestMetroFire) April 25, 2019
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This story was reported from Phoenix.