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Eastbound I-70 at Denver West exit reopens after semi fire

Crews extinguished a fire and there are no injuries, but cleanup was "extensive."
Credit: KSUA

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — All lanes have reopened on eastbound Interstate 70 at Denver West Parkway after crews worked to clean up a semi that caught fire on the interstate near the Highway 58 exit.

West Metro Fire said its crews, along with Arvada Fire, put the fire out and there were no injuries, but an "extensive cleanup" was needed due to leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic fuel.

All lanes of the highway reopened shortly after 2 a.m. 

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