UPDATE: Tractor Trailer Fire Slows Traffic On 402

A tractor trailer fire on highway 402 eastbound (Photo courtesy of Warwick Fire and Rescue via Twitter)

Hwy. 402 eastbound was reduced to a single lane Tuesday afternoon following a tractor trailer fire east of Nauvoo Rd. near Watford.

Lambton OPP, Warwick Fire and Rescue, and Lambton EMS responded to the scene just after 2pm.

The roadway was fully blocked for a short period of time, but one lane re-opened to traffic about 20 minutes later. The highway was fully reopened around 9pm.

Further details, including a cause, or injuries was not immediately known.

More information will be provided once it’s made available.