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Westbound I-80 Reopened East Of Colfax After Truck Fire

GOLD RUN (CBS13) — Westbound Interstate 80 in the high country near Gold Run has reopened following a truck fire.

The incident happened east of Colfax on Friday morning.

Exactly what led up to the fire is unclear, but a big rig looks to have been fully engulfed in flames.

The driver was not hurt, California Highway Patrol says.

Traffic was being diverted into Rollins Lake Road. Westbound I-80 was closed at Secret Town Road while the roadways were being cleared.

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