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Highway 99 car fire causing Friday rush hour traffic snarl

Long weekend traffic off to a rough start on Delta portion of highway
Highway 99 fire May 20
A car fire is backing up southbound traffic on Highway 99 in Delta this afternoon.

Expect major delays on Highway 99 southbound this afternoon due to a car fire.

Delta emergency crews are on the scene with the right lane currently blocked before the Highway 17 exit, reducing traffic down to a single lane.

Drive BC is also reporting a stalled vehicle in the left southbound lane, near the car fire, with a tow truck on its way.

Alternative routes out of South Delta include Ladner Trunk Road from Highway 17A or Highway 17.