Tractor-trailer on fire. ( Osoyoos Fire Department)

Tractor-trailer on fire. ( Osoyoos Fire Department)

UPDATE: Tractor-trailer fire spreads to bush off Highway 3 near Osoyoos

The fire happened about 1:30 p.m. Monday

UPDATE: 4 p.m.

A tractor-trailer that caught fire on Highway 3 is now extinguished.

The blaze spread to a nearby bush but was dosed by Osoyoos firefighters.

Traffic was impacted for a couple of hours on Monday afternoon as fire crews were on scene.

The road has now reopened in both directions.

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A vehicle fire is causing traffic delays on Highway 3 near Osoyoos.

The blaze is near Old Richter Pass Road.

Westbound lanes are affected and only the one left lane is open.

The fire happened about 1:30 p.m Monday. Motorists are to expect delays.

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