Although we are still tracking some light snow and icy/snow covered roads, the biggest concern for the morning will be the frigid temperatures. We are starting off with temperatures a few degrees above/below zero. Due to a breezy wind this morning, our wind chill, or what it "feels" like is well below zero. Please bundle up with numerous layers as you head out this morning. You will likely need to keep all the layers on hand throughout the day as highs reach the teens and low 20s with lingering flurries possible. For a full look at the weekend, click on the "Weather" tab.
A fire on the south end of Pueblo sent a plume of thick black smoke into the air Tuesday afternoon.
The Pueblo Fire Department told KKTV 11 News a box car was on fire at the Evraz Steel plant. The plant confirmed their fire department was responding.
Later, a firefighter told our crew at the scene that the fire was at the Progress Rail yard where crews melt down old rail cars so they can be recycled. Evraz explained that they lease the property to a third party.
Witnesses started reporting the fire and sending pictures and video of the smoke to the newsroom around 3:30 p.m. Around 4:40 p.m. Evraz said the fire was contained and under control.
There is no word on what caused the fire.
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