Brush fire causes closure along Interstate 17; human plague found in Colorado | Nightly Roundup

From a brush fire along Interstate 17 at Sunset Point to a confirmed case of human plague found in Colorado, here's a look at some of the top stories on for Saturday, July 6, 2024.

1. Interstate 17 reopened after a brush fire at Sunset Point


Interstate 17 reopens after car fire turned brush fire at Sunset Point

A road closure on Interstate 17 was caused by a vehicle fire turned brush fire on July 6.

2. Human plague confirmed in Colorado


Human plague case confirmed in Colorado, health officials warn

A human case of the plague has been confirmed in Pueblo County, Colorado, about 100 miles south of Denver, with health officials urging precautions for both people and pets.

3. Circle of Hell Run challenges runners in South Mountain


Circle of Hell Run challenges trained runners in extreme heat challenge

Some extreme trail runners gathered for a challenging run in the heat of the day on South Mountain. The fifth annual Circle of Hell run lasts for three hours as trained, courageous tried to rack up laps for a good cause. However, running on your own in extreme is not advised.

4. Shooting leaves 1 dead in Goodyear


Shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 person detained in Goodyear

Goodyear Police found one person dead in a home after responding to a call for gunshots. They say there is not threat to the community.

5. South Carolina man killed in fireworks accident


South Carolina man said to be ‘showing off’ killed in fireworks accident

The 41-year-old was said to be "showing off" when he put a firework on his head, according to the incident report from the South Carolina sheriff’s office.

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