Semi Ignites On I-70, Shuts Down EB Lanes

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Interstate 70 near 20th Avenue was closed for a few hours early Tuesday morning after a semi burst into flames.

West Metro Fire Rescue crews along with those from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office rushed to the burning semi.

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(credit: Jefferson County)

No one was hurt. Firefighters helped control the runoff of diesel fuel.

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(credit: Jefferson County)

What caused the fire is being investigated.

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