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Cottonwood Pass closed after rollover crash

Cottonwood Pass from Gypsum to Colorado Highway 82 in the Roaring Fork Valley is closed as of 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 28, Eagle County Road and Bridge confirmed. There is an accident and the road is “blocked completely,” and there is no estimate yet on when it might reopen, Eagle County said in an alert.
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Gypsum, COGlenwood Springs Post Independent

Fire crews knock down fire on Cottonwood Pass; road reopened

Four single-engine tankers, one helicopter and a crew of about 15 firefighters on the ground have made good progress on a small fire on the backside of Red Hill near Gypsum. Cottonwood Pass between Garfield and Eagle counties reopened at 1:48 p.m. after being shut down after the blaze sparked after 11 a.m.
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Man dies after boating accident on river in Colorado

According to the Eagle Police Department, a man has died in a boating accident on the Eagle River in Colorado. Around 6:30 PM on June 6, a search and rescue team responded to the report of a non-responsive man in Eagle River. The man was wearing a life jacket at the time he was discovered by two paddleboarders, who pulled him out of the water and started administering CPR.
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Man dies after being pulled from Eagle River

An unidentified man was pronounced dead Sunday evening after being pulled from the Eagle River near Eagle in a suspected boating accident. The man, who police say was in his mid-50s, was found unresponsive wearing a life vest just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, according to a press release. He was...
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Man dies in boating accident on Eagle River

The Eagle Police Department on Sunday issued the following press release on the death of a man in the Eagle River:. Eagle, Colo. – On June 6, 2021, just before 6:30 p.m., first responders from the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District, Eagle Police Department, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, and the Eagle County Paramedics Services quickly responded to reports of an unresponsive man in the river wearing a life vest.
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BOATING DEATH: Man dies in boating accident on Eagle River

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — A 50-year-old man wearing a life vest was found unresponsive in the Eagle River on Sunday, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said. Two paddleboarders pulled the man from the water and attempted CPR. First responders arrived around 6:30 p.m. to assist in the recovery but were unsuccessful, ECSO said. The man was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.
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Outdoor grill may have been the cause of a massive house fire in Colorado on Wednesday

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A grill may be to blame for a massive house fire in Colorado on Tuesday. The fire was first reported just after 8 Wednesday night in Eagle County. A structure was completely covered in flames off Buck Point Road southwest of Glenwood Springs. According to initial dispatch information, an outdoor grill set the house and cords of wood stacked against the house on fire. The official cause of the fire has not been determined.
Eagle County, COGlenwood Springs Post Independent

House lost to fire Wednesday night in Cottonwood Pass area north of Carbondale

No injuries were reported following a fire that destroyed a house, trailer and automobile on Buck Point Drive in Eagle County on Wednesday night. Firefighters with the Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority spent several hours Wednesday battling the blaze, according to a Thursday news release. “Initial dispatch information indicated an...