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.
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.
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) May 16, 2022
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