(UPDATE: 8:20 a.m.) - Drive BC is reporting that Highway 1 is now open to single lane alternating traffic.
The road had been closed for about an hour because of a vehicle fire.
The next update is expected at 10 a.m.
(UPDATE: 8:10 a.m.) - The closure of Highway 1 just west of Chase is due to a vehicle fire.
An assessment is still in progress and there's no estimated time for the road to open again.
(Original story: 7:35 a.m.) - Highway 1 is closed near Chase due to a motor vehicle incident.
The closure is 3 km west of Chase and Drive BC is suggesting Highway 97 as a detour.
As assessment is in progress and there’s currently no estimated time for the road to open.
KamloopsBCNow will update this story as more information is made available.