Semi truck on fire closes eastbound I-70 at Silver Plume


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CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – A semi truck on fire forced eastbound Interstate 70 to close at Silver Plume on Thursday afternoon.

Colorado State Patrol says there are only two routes between Silver Plume and Georgetown: I-70 and the Georgetown Loop Railroad.

Authorities were able to open one eastbound lane, but the on-ramp from Silver Plume and the right lane were blocked.

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