Elgin OPP say no injuries were reported after a transport truck caught fire Tuesday on the 401 just west of London.
Details remain limited about the blaze which was first reported by police shortly before 3 p.m. on the westbound lanes between Iona Rd. and Currie Rd.
The cause of the fire remains unknown. Police and citizen reporters say the driver of the truck was located shortly after crews arrived and is safe.
All lanes of the westbound 401 remain closed at Iona Rd. for ongoing cleanup and investigation. Police say it’s expected the closure will remain in place until at least 8 p.m.
The eastbound 401 was closed at Currie Rd. for about an hour and a half due to heavy smoke. Police reopened the eastbound lanes around 4:20 p.m.