Traffic moving normally on I-80 west of Colfax following semi fire

Photo courtesy: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
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PLACER COUNTY, NV (KOLO) - A semi truck fire blocked traffic Monday morning on Interstate 80 west of Colfax near Weimar as crews worked to put out flames that had spread to nearby brush.

It happened just before 10AM August 5, 2019.

According to Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit, crews were cleaning up a fuel leak from the semi and debris. At one point both directions of I-80 were shut down.

All lanes are back open

No word yet on any injuries.

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Photo courtesy: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
Photo courtesy: CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit