Semi-trailer fire closes left lane of westbound I-70 near Silverthorne

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — Westbound I-70 at mile point 208 – about three miles from Silverthorne – closed due to a semi-trailer fire Sunday afternoon.

Emergency responders were quickly at the scene, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Westbound traffic was diverted over US 6/Loveland Pass but eastbound traffic was still moving.

CDOT tells us that the driver made it out unharmed.