Lilac season is finally here! This hedge is in Lower Nicola. Photo by Kim Vizi-Carmen

Hazmat team attends, air quality advisory. The Coquihalla re-opened northbound at 5am yesterday morning, 24 hours after it was closed due to a truck fire which began in the cab & spread to the hazardous cargo in the trailer. Hazmat teams were on site for clean-up. Southbound traffic re-opened a few hours later with 10-min delays through the day,while crews removed the remains of the tractor trailer. Interior Health issued an air quality advisory for the area in and around Kingsvale. The truck was carrying consumer pool chemicals…

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