A vehicle fire closes Highway 5

Vehicle fire closes Coquihalla northbound

The estimated time of reopening is 12:30 p.m.

A vehicle fire has closed the Coquihalla northbound near Highway 5A, Highway 97C and exit 290.

DriveBC first reported the incident about 8 a.m.

Traffic is being diverted on to Highway 5A. Drivers should expect delays.

The estimated time of the road reopening is 12:30 p.m.

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