Car fire shuts down westbound I-70 at Lookout Mountain

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- A car fire shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at Lookout Mountain on Sunday afternoon.

Video from Colorado Department of Transportation cameras showed visible smoke coming from a car on the right shoulder.

It wasn't clear what caused the fire or whether anyone in the vehicle was hurt.

"Expect long delays," the CDOT warned at about 1:30 p.m.

The left lane opened at about 2:15 p.m. and the middle lane opened at about 2:40 p.m. The remaining lanes opened a few minutes later.

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