The Grand Junction Fire and Police Departments responding to an accident on I-70 Tuesday afternoon (June 20) found the crash started a file in the brush along the roadway at the crash site.

Police are trying to clear and redirect traffic between exits 28 and 37 until the fire is extinguished, the accident scene cleared, and it is safe to reopen the Interstate.

Motorists are advised to find alternate routes so police and fire officials can clear the area more quickly.

Police have not released any information about possible injuries or what may have caused the crash.