Calgary

Semi-trailer fire shuts down eastbound 16th Avenue

An incident involving a semi-trailer on 16th Avenue at Stoney Trail snarled traffic Sunday morning.

Police say traffic expected to be rerouted until at least noon

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and take alternate routes. (Suzanne Waddell/CBC)

An incident involving a semi-trailer on 16th Avenue at Stoney Trail snarled traffic Sunday morning.

According to EMS, a semi-trailer caught on fire just below Canada Olympic Park shortly after 6 a.m. on the eastbound side of the road.

The Stoney Trail ramp onto eastbound 16th Avenue N.W.was closed for several hours. Sixteenth Avenue re-opened late in the afternoon.

No one was injured.