Wheat Ridge I-70 Semi-Truck Fire

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Wheat Ridge Semi-Truck Fire

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

At 15:20 on February 13th, 2020 West Metro Fire Rescue responded to a reported accident involving a semi on eastbound I-70 at the Hwy. 58 on ramp in Wheat Ridge. Crews arrived to a working tractor trailer fire on I-70 and got the fire out quickly and started an extensive cleanup for leaking diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid. No injuries and CDOT worked on the clean up of the fuel spill. I-70 was closed for several hours for the clean up and Youngfield St. was closed for a short time for fire operations. Additional information was provided by West Metro Fire Rescue

Units on Scene:

West Metro: District 1, SAM 1, Engine 17, Engine 5, Medic 5 & Engine 6

Arvada Fire Protection District: Rescue 52

Fairmount Fire Protection District: Battalion 30

Wheat Ridge Police Department & Colorado State Patrol

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Photo courtesy of West Metro Fire Rescue

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

Keith Kahler Photo ©

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