COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – A tractor-trailer fire forced the closure of Interstate 76 near Commerce City Sunday afternoon.

(credit: Simon LaLonde/Nomisdice Photography)

(credit: Simon LaLonde/Nomisdice Photography)

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According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the fire forced authorities to close the eastbound lanes of I-76 at U.S. Highway 85 and the westbound lanes at Colorado State Highway 2.

(credit: Simon LaLonde/Nomisdice Photography)

(credit: Simon LaLonde/Nomisdice Photography)

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No other details have been released.

The Colorado State Patrol said the highway would be closed for several hours for extensive cleanup.

Simon LaLonde with Nomisdice Photography was at the scene and provide CBS4 with video of the fire.

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