County to help Vail pay for Vail Pass work

3rd November, 2014 by

By scott miller

VAIL — Vail Pass doesn’t look like a no man’s land, but when it is, at least where emergency services are concerned. The stretch of Interstate 70 from the town’s eastern boundary to the top of Vail Pass runs through national forest land and is outside of any town or special district boundaries. But out of what Vail Fire Chief Mark Miller calls a “moral obligation,” that department responds to accidents and other incidents along that stretch of highway. Crews have done that since Vail has had a fire department. The work is often dangerous — the department had two …

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