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Bus fire closes Highway 1

A bus has caught fire 19 kilometres west of Field, closing Highway 1 in both directions this morning.

Flames could be seen climbing up the side of the Greyhound bus, as people tried to save their belongings.

The bus was heading east to Calgary when it caught fire, but the cause of the blaze has not yet been determined.

There have been no reported injuries from the incident.

DriveBC does not have an estimated time when the highway will be reopened.  

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