11/15/2013 07:12 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:56 EST

Kingston marsh fire near Hwy 401 slows traffic

Firefighters in Kingston are battling a large marsh fire in the north end of the city, close to Highway 401, which is causing traffic delays and halted train traffic for a time.

The fire broke out about 4:30 p.m. near Montreal Street and Highway 401, according to Kingston Fire and Rescue Services.

All train traffic through Kingston was stopped while firefighters battled the flames, but trains are back moving through the city again.

The fire is big enough that is can be seen throughout the city.

More to come