The white powder that forced the evacuation of 250 people on Thursday in Arapahoe County didn’t pose a threat, the sheriff’s department said.
Several firetrucks and hazardous materials vehicles, along with a decontamination tent after a suspicious package was found inside the Social Security Office in Lakewood on Thursday afternoon.
Police and federal agents took a caravan full of cars with chemicals from the apartment of James Holmes to a site east of Aurora to be destroyed on Saturday evening.
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 between Vail and Silverthorne because of a hazardous material spill.
Colorado State Patrol Hazardous Materials crews were busy Friday evening cleaning up 10,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate.
Officials with the Denver Fire Department say the chemical that caused a hazardous material situation at a downtown high rise Sunday night was hydrogen sulfide, not hydrogen cyanide, as the fire department first thought.
A tow truck driver has been ticketed for Tuesday’s accident that shut down I-70 for hours. The Colorado State Patrol said Floyd Mooseburger is charged with careless driving.