Drivers on the Port Mann Bridge were brought to a standstill earlier this morning after a vehicle fire shut down movement in both directions.
According to Drive BC, the cause was a westbound-moving vehicle that caught fire close to the middle of the bridge.
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Crews quickly arrived on scene but commuters should still expect heavy delays.
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Extensive traffic is also building up on 104 Avenue and 156 Street as a result of detoured vehicles.
UPDATE: Due to detouring traffic from the #BCHWY1 #PortMannBridge incident, there is heavy traffic on 104 Ave and on 156 St in the Guildford area. #SurreyTMC is monitoring the situation. #SurreyBC ^rm
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There’s been no word as to what caused the fire or if any injuries occurred.
More to follow as this story develops.