A Twitter user shared this photo of the trailer that caught fire on Highway 1 near Malakwa on Sept. 9, 2021. (Twitter/@Carryme2Kin)

A Twitter user shared this photo of the trailer that caught fire on Highway 1 near Malakwa on Sept. 9, 2021. (Twitter/@Carryme2Kin)

Highway 1 near Malakwa all clear after semi-truck’s trailer catches fire

DriveBC first reported the incident at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9

Traffic on Highway 1 east of Sicamous was reduced to single lane after a fire engulfed a semi-truck’s trailer Thursday morning.

According to DriveBC, the Sept. 9 incident brought westbound traffic near Malakwa down to one lane for about two hours between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Eastbound traffic was unaffected, and there are no reports of any injuries due to the fire so far.

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