JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A semi that burst into flames caused some traffic delays along Interstate 70 near Buffalo Overlook.

The truck caught fire on Tuesday morning and shut down the right two westbound lanes. The fire left about 150 gallons of diesel fuel on the interstate.

semi fire Semi Fire Causes Delays On I 70

(credit: CSP Golden)

One lane was reopened shortly after the fire was out. Crews continued to investigate what caused the fire.

The driver was not injured.


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