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EB I-70 closes for hours near Idaho Springs

4:40 PM, Dec 26, 2013   |    comments
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IDAHO SPRINGS - Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed for hours east of Idaho Springs near the Twin Tunnels due to a truck fire.

The closure began at 9:24 a.m. Around 1:45 p.m., most of the lanes were reopened. The right lane remained blocked as of 2 p.m.

It is unknown at this time what caused the truck to catch fire. It's not known if there were any injuries.

Hazmat crews were on the scene because the truck tipped over, and they helped to clean up the wreck.

Injuries are unknown at this time.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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