Fire crews are on scene at a Conoco station near Copper mountain after an avalanche caused a gas leak. People in the area are being evacuated, according to the Colorado State Patrol:
An avalanche near the Conoco station in Copper Mountain has ruptured a natural-gas pipeline. Interstate 70 now is closed between Frisco and Vail. Colorado 91 is closed between Leadville and Copper Mountain. Crews are on scene. Stay tuned for more information.
— Summit Fire & EMS (@Summit_Fire) March 7, 2019
FOX31 reports the leaks has closed Highway 91 in both directions in the area between Leadville and Copper Mountain. The leak has also forced the Interstate 70 closure to be moved to Frisco. I-70 is closed because of an overnight avalanche. This is a developing story, we will update as news comes in.