Posted 6:04 a.m. | Updated 9:23 a.m.
The scrap yard fire that prompted a health warning in Pueblo has been put out. Pueblo County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Laurie Kilpatrick said Monday that the advisory has been lifted and the Environmental Protection Agency is assessing the yard. The original post continues below.
A fire at a scrap yard has forced Pueblo health officials to recommend that residents seal up their houses or get out of their neighborhoods until the smoke is gone. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the blaze began when a pile of combustible scrap, such as seats and dashboards that are kicked out of automobiles during the crushing process, caught fire yesterday afternoon at American Iron & Metal.
You want to know what is really going on these days, especially in Colorado. We can help you keep up. The Lookout is a free, daily email newsletter with news and happenings from all over Colorado. Sign up here and we will see you in the morning!