PUEBLO, Colo. — UPDATE: The wildland fire has been contained, according to the Pueblo Fire Department. Traffic is still being affected.
Fire is contained at this point. Traffics still affected. #PuebloFire— Pueblo Fire Department (@PFDPIO) June 18, 2022
Crews from the Pueblo Fire Department are responding to a "large wildland fire" burning at the Belmont interchange of I-25, the department said in a tweet Friday evening.
The Highway 50 bypass is closed in both directions at the interstate.
Specific numbers on the size of the blaze weren’t immediately available. A strike team is assembling to tackle the fire.
This is a developing story and will be updated.