VIDEO: Fire engulfs car, brings Bruce Hwy to stand-still

LATEST: THE Department of Transport and Main Roads has cancelled it's warning to motorists travelling on the Bruce Hwy near Glass House Mountains. 

Earlier north-bound lanes of the road was blocked after a car caught fire near the Johnston Rd on ramp.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident, and no one was injured in the fire. 

Investigations into what caused the car to burst into flames are ongoing. 


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EARLIER: FIRE fighters have put out can burning on the Bruce Hwy 500m north of the Johnston Rd off ramp at Glass House Mountains. 

Emergency services arrived on the scene just before 10am. 

The Department of Transport and Main Roads warning to northbound traffic to expect delays remains current. 

Drivers delayed due to the fire have reported being stuck in traffic more than 40 minutes. 

Car bursts into flames on Bruce Hwy Image: 9News
Car bursts into flames on Bruce Hwy Image: 9News

Justin Webb said the delay was frustrating. 

"These incidents that completely stop traffic are becoming more and more frequent," he said.

"We have been sitting with our engine turned off for half an hour now and there is no way you can avoid or escape the jam once you are stuck in it."


INITIAL REPORT: EMERGENCY services have been called to a car fire on the Bruce Hwy.

Three fire crews are on route to the Johnston Rd off ramp at Glass House Mountains were a vehicle has been seen involved in flame.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads said north-bound traffic has been affected by the fire hazard. 

Motorists are being warned to expect delays as emergency services deal with the situation. 



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