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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on July 11, 2018

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Jul 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-11 23:46:17-04

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. 


8 p.m.: All mandatory evacuations have been lifted in the Lake Christine Fire burning near Basalt, the Eagle County Sheriff's Office says. 

3:28 p.m.: Three units and 10 firefighters are still on the scene, according to Carlos Briano with Adams County Fire Rescue. They are working to clear up the scene. A post-incident press release is coming shortly. 

3:00 p.m.: Watch live coverage of the the Tom Bay Fire in the player below:

2:54 p.m.: Authorities have issued a mandatory evacuation notice to residents near the Tom Bay Fire, burning south of Aurora in rural Arapahoe County. The evacuation area incudes homes in a 1/4 mile radius from 5400 block of S. Tom Bay Court. 

2:04 p.m.: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office says a grass fire has closed down South Tom Bay Road at E. Quincy Avenue. Structures are threatened and evacuations are in progress. Bennett Fire Department and South Metro Fire Rescue is responding. Click here for video from the helicopter.