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Railroad ties burning on Evraz steel mill property in Pueblo

Posted at 5:59 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 23:11:32-04

PUEBLO – The Pueblo Fire Department has confirmed there is a fire on the Evraz property in Pueblo.

The department said Evraz has its own fire crew and they are responding. Pueblo FD is providing mutual aid.

According to Pueblo FD, the fire is a pile of railroad ties that are burning. Evraz crews have the fire contained and are working to put it out. There is no threat of the fire spreading.

Pueblo FD said there is no word at this time as to how the fire started.

News 5 will continue to follow the situation and provide updates when we learn more.

Black smoke from burning railroad ties at Evraz Steel Mill