UPDATE: Vehicle fire on TCH near Makinsons

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Police and firefighters dealt with a vehicle fire on the Trans Canada Highway near the exit to Makinsons over the weekend, according to an RCMP news release.

Images posted to the social media website Twitter indicate it was a recreational camper that caught on fire midday Sunday.

No traffic was moving through the eastbound lane because of the fire, with traffic headed in the opposite direction down to one lane. Drivers were asked to find an alternate route while the area was cleared.

By 2 p.m. Sunday, three of the four lanes were open to traffic, with the eastbound stretch of the TCH down to one lane.

This story has been edited to provide further details.

 

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