UPDATE: The only occupant of a vehicle that caught fire along Highway 97 Monday afternoon (Dec. 5) escaped the vehicle without injury.
RCMP and 100 Mile Fire Rescue both responded to the scene.
Chief Roger Hollander said upon their arrival they found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to put out the fire without incident.
“The lone occupant was able to get out of the vehicle without injury.”
The highway was closed while the fire was extinguished and the scene cleaned up.
The cause of the fire appears to be electrical in nature.
UPDATE: Highway 97 is now open.
A vehicle fire south of 100 Mile House closed Highway 97 Monday afternoon (Dec. 5) in both directions.
DriveBC is reporting the incident is at Davis Lake Road, 14 kms south of 100 Mile House.
Watch for crews and expect delays.
More to come.