British Columbia

Highway 99 fully reopens near Squamish, B.C., after vehicle, trees burn

B.C. Wildfire Service sent crew to assess the blaze, while Drive BC says expect delays due to congestion

CBC News

September 03, 2017

Drive BC says the vehicle fire, which has spread to nearby trees is at Daisy Lake Road. (Dean Hayes/Facebook)

Drive BC says Highway 99 near Squamish is fully reopened after the roadway was completely closed for two hours when a vehicle caught fire and the blaze spread to nearby trees.

There is no information about any injuries related to the fire.

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Drive BC says Highway 99 was closed Sunday afternoon for several hours after a fire broke out around 3:30 p.m. PT Sunday. (Fish Chang/Twitter)

The B.C. Wildfire Service sent a crew to assess the fire, located where Daisy Lake Road connects to Highway 99.

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