I-70 reopened after jet fuel tanker truck catches fire near Gypsum | AspenTimes.com

I-70 reopened after jet fuel tanker truck catches fire near Gypsum

Jesse Paul
The Denver Post

Fire crews have knocked down a fire in the cab of a semi-trailer tanker hauling jet fuel and traveling westbound on Interstate 70 near Eagle on Tuesday morning.

The interstate was closed for about two hours until 9:15 a.m. as officials put out the blaze.

The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District said the fire was contained to the truck’s cab, adding that the tanker was specifically hauling Jet A fuel.

“Crews working the fire to prevent it from igniting tank,” fire officials said after the fire broke out.

For more, visit http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_27193469/tanker-truck-hauling-jet-fuel-ablaze-i-70?source=JBarTicker

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