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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on April 25, 2019

Posted at 4:17 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 19:18:07-04

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. 

5:14 p.m.: Multiple injuries are being reported after several vehicles caught fire on I-70 near Colorado Mills Parkway in Lakewood. The interstate is expected to be closed for several hours. We're updating this story here.

5:02 p.m.: Interstate 70 is shut down in both directions near Colorado Mills Parkway as the Colorado State Patrol assists Lakewood police. We're updating this story here.

4:56 p.m.: Several vehicles are on fire on I-70 near Colorado Mills Parkway. AIRTRACKER7 is currently flying over the scene. Warning: This video may not be appropriate for some audiences.

4:20 p.m.: AIRTRACKER7 is flying over the scene of a crash on eastbound I-70 in Wheat Ridge involving a school bus and an 18-wheeler. We're updating this story here.

4:03 p.m.: EB I-70 is closed between Colorado 72 (Ward Road) and CO 3891 at Kipling St. due to a crash. Wheat Ridge Police is responding to the scene. Drivers are advised to find alternate routes.