Water bomber battles forest fire in Deep Bight
The Trans-Canada Highway near Clarenville was briefly closed in both directions because of a forest fire Tuesday afternoon, according to the RCMP.
Police say the affected area was between the Deep Bight intersection and the Adeytown intersection.
A water bomber was carrying out low-flying operations, attempting to extinguish the blaze.
The RCMP was advising motorists to reduce speeds and travel with extreme caution in the area.