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August 28, 2012
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Fed Ex truck fire closes I-70 this morning

A Federal Express truck caught fire on westbound Interstate-70 this morning closing all three lanes of traffic for nearly an hour.

The fire was extinguished, no other vehicles were involved and no one was injured, according to Colorado State Patrol.

The call came in to Colorado State Patrol just after 6 a.m. The westbound lanes of I-70 reopened before 7 a.m.

Authorities are still waiting on a tow for the semi-truck.

It is unclear at this point what caused the fire.

This story will be updated.


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The Summit Daily Updated Aug 28, 2012 05:57PM Published Aug 28, 2012 12:06PM Copyright 2012 The Summit Daily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.