UPDATE: 5:41 p.m.
One lane in each direction has been re-opened for travel after an earlier vehicle fire closed the Trans-Canada Highway near Savona.
According to DriveBC, the fire happened on Highway 1 at Savona Access Road.
DriveBC said drivers can expect heavy delays in the area due to traffic congestion.
ORIGINAL 5:01 p.m.
A vehicle fire near Savona has closed the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions.
According to DriveBC, Highway 1 is closed between Sabiston Creek Road and Savona Access Road for about six kilometres.
A photo submitted to Castanet News shows traffic stretched bumper-to-bumper along the highway.
DriveBC said an assessment is in progress, and a detour is not available.
An update is expected later on Tuesday evening. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.