June 28, 2015 - 4:39 PM
MERRITT – A semi burst into flames on the Coquihalla Highway this afternoon, severely restricting traffic for several hours.
VSA Highway Maintenance says the route was fully reopened as of 4:30 p.m, June 28.
The fire, about 1 kilometre north of the Great Bear snowshed, had forced the closure of one lane.
No word on any injuries.
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More to come.
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Approximate location of semi fire on Coquihalla Highway, Sunday, June 28, 2015.
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