May 7, 2009
A semi that caught on fire Thursday afternoon at the base of Rabbit Ears Pass closed U.S. Highway 40 in both directions at about 1:30 p.m. No injuries were reported in the blaze. The semi was reportedly carrying liquor to a local distributor.
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Blaze blocked U.S. 40 for hours Thursday; no injuries occurred
The driver of a semitrailer that caught fire Thursday afternoon at the base of Rabbit Ears Pass and stopped all traffic for several hours will face no charges, Colorado State Patrol troopers said.