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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Jan. 9, 2018

Posted at 6:02 AM, Jan 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-09 19:04:08-05

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 

5:00 p.m.: Power has been restored in Arvada near 44th and Kipling after a three-vehicle crash knocked out a transformer in the area.

4:49 p.m.: The Arvada Fire Department is reporting a large power outage after a vehicle crashed into a transformer near West 44th Avenue and Kipling Street. Police say three vehicles were involved.

4:47 p.m.: Officials are asking motorists to avoid the area of the fire. Crews were called out to the plant at 4661 Ivy Street around 4 p.m. The fire is burning just off interstate 70 near Colorado Boulevard. Denver police have closed several roads in the area.

4:26 p.m.: Crews are battling a large fire at a Denver metal recycling plant. Smoke from the fire can be seen for several miles around. It's not clear what started the fire. No injuries have been reported.

3:20 p.m.: Denver Police are investigating a death in the 800 block of South Newton Street in the southwest part of the city. No other details related to the investigation are known at this time.

11:18 a.m.: Highway 6 has reopened in Clear Creek Canyon.

11:10 a.m.: Cleanup continues following a crash on Highway 6; the highway is still closed.

10:36 a.m.: Highway 6 is closed in Clear Creek Canyon due to a crash involving an SUV and a bus:

6:00 a.m.: If you're headed up to Loveland Pass this morning, make sure you have the proper tires or other traction devices.