Update: Highway 7 from Seabird towards Hope will be closed for the next few hours. Cars are being turned back at the gas bar, however Seabird Roads remain open.

INCIDENT (Drive BC)

Highway 7 Both Directions – Grass Fire 4 Km East of Wahleach Rd. in Agassiz has the highway closed so that water bombers can assist in the ongoing fire fighting operation. Assessment in progress, use highway 1 as alternate route. Next update at 2:00 PM. Expect delays and congestion. Slow down and watch for crews. Updated on Wed Aug 8 1:25 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_18105)

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