Gas blowoff halts I-80

Multiple emergency responders including the Green River Fire Department and Castle Rock Ambulance Service were called to a gas blowoff Monday afternoon that resulted in a temporary closure of Interstate 80.

According to a press release from the Green River Fire Department, the department was dispatched to Mile Marker 95 on I-80 at 4:50 p.m. regarding a natural gas burst in the area. Upon arrival, traffic was diverted to the furthest lane to allow a better assessment of the situation. A GRFD rescue engine was placed in a position of safety to help protect everyone at the scene. After the assess...


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