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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on March 23, 2018

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Posted at 5:41 PM, Mar 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-23 22:33:39-04

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. 


7:46 p.m.: The westbound lanes of I-70 are closed at Frisco also because of safety concernts, CDOT officials say.   

7:31 p.m.: The eastbound lanes of I-70 are closed at Vail Pass, per CDOT officials, due to safety concerns. There is no estimated time for the reopening of the highway. 

3:46 p.m.: Pre-evacuations for the Town of Larkspur have been lifted, the Larkspur Fire Protection District says.  

3:11 p.m.: The National Weather Service in Boulder says "another round of strong gusty winds expected to push through the Urban Corridor before 6 p.m. 

2:50 p.m.: Aircraft measurements estimate the No Road Fire to be 170 acres in size. Multiple agencies are working the fire. 

2:30 p.m.: The No Road Fire, burning near Larkspur in Douglas County, is over 50 percent contained, per the Larkspur Fire Protection District. 

1:49 p.m.: Crews are battling a fire near Larkspur in Douglas County. A helicopter was deployed to help ground crews. No evacuation orders have been issued. 

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1:30 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for parts of Elbert and Lincoln counties until 2 p.m.:

12:05 p.m.: The southbound lanes of I-25 are blocked by a three-car crash at Colorado Boulevard: