Nfld. & Labrador

Tractor trailer fire near Terrenceville disrupts traffic

For about an hour Thursday night, the Burin Peninsula Highway was closed to traffic due to a truck fire.
A tractor trailer fire closed the Burin Peninsula highway for about an hour Thursday night. (Photo courtesy Joanne Glassman)

Traffic was disrupted on the Burin Peninsula after a tractor trailer caught fire Thursday evening.

Around 6:50 p.m., RCMP advised the Burin Peninsula Highway south of the Terrenceville Exit was closed to traffic.

Pictures posted on social media show the trailer was burned out.

About an hour later, police were able to again open the highway.

There's no word on injuries, and the cause of the fire has not been released.