DOTSERO, Colo. (CBS4) – Report of a new flare up near the Grizzly Creek Fire forced traffic to stop on Interstate 70. The highway had just reopened Monday after being closed for weeks because of the fire.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said the most recent closure was lifted at around 8 p.m.

(credit: CBS)

Firefighters say they believed the new fire was in the Cottonwood Pass area, near mile marker 126.5. However, crews did not find any smoke or fire.

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