ARVADA, Colo. (KDVR) – Interstate 70 at Wadsworth Boulevard was closed for hours due to a fire under a bridge at Clear Creek.
Arvada Fire said around 2:19 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, firefighters responded to an outdoor fire that sparked under a bridge where Wadsworth Boulevard intersects with I-70.
The department said the fire was quickly extinguished but it burned an area of 20 feet by 50 feet believed to have been started by open burning.
As a result of this blaze, all westbound traffic is being diverted off of I-70 at the Wadsworth Boulevard exit, but no injuries were reported.
The highway was reopened around 6 p.m., according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
The Arvada Police Department said that the bridge needed to be inspected before the road could be reopened.
FOX31 will update this story as more information is made public by officials.