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Vehicle fire between Vernon and Armstrong closed Highway 97

Car on fire on Hwy 97

UPDATED: 7:50 p.m.

Highway 97 between Vernon and Armstrong is now open to single-lane alternating traffic after a vehicle incident.


ORIGINAL: 7:10 p.m.

A vehicle is on fire and Highway 97 is closed in both directions between Vernon and Armstrong due to an accident.

Emergency services crews are on scene at the site, just south of Tolko Saw Mill.

The nature of the incident is not yet known, or if there were any serious injuries involved.

Traffic is reported to be backed up and motorists should expect delays. 

Castanet will update the story as more information becomes available. 



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