From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on July 8, 2018

Posted at 2:02 PM, Jul 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-08 17:00:14-04

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. 

2:49 p.m.: The Wheeler Fire burning in San Miguel County is two acres in size and remains 0 percent contained. 

1:55 p.m.: A small wildfire is burning in Naturita Canyon, one mile south of Miramonte near Norwood in San Miguel County (southwestern Colorado). The fire has been named the Wheeler Fire and is currently burning on U.S. Forest Service land. The Norwood Fire Department is assisting.  

12:23 p.m.: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a serious crash on Wolfensberger Road near Tessa Drive. Wolfensberger will be closed for some time. You are asked to avoid the area.