BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A driver escaped without injuries after a semitruck caught fire on Interstate 25 on Tuesday night, North Metro Fire Rescue said.
It happened about 8 p.m. on southbound I-25 near Highway 7.
Officials said the semitruck fire also ignited grass nearby, but crews were able to extinguish it before it could spread.
Traffic backed up in the area for a few miles as crews worked to contain the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.