Vehicle fire closes southbound lanes of Highway 11


With files from Tamara de la Vega

Southbound lanes on Highway 11 were closed yesterday evening while fire crews extinguished a car engulfed in flames.

The incident occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Friday, February 17. According to Huntsville OPP Staff Sergeant John Graham, it is suspected that the fire occurred as a result of an electrical malfunction. The highway was closed for approximately 35 minutes while emergency crews cleared the scene.

There were no reported injuries.

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