01/28/2015 12:09 EST | Updated 03/30/2015 05:59 EDT

Truck fire closes Hwy 99 south of Massey Tunnel

A burning truck on B.C.'s Highway 99 is blocking traffic in both directions south of the Massey Tunnel.

Witnesses are reporting explosions as the dump truck continues to burn, as of 9:10 a.m. PT.

According to DriveBC the fire is between the exits for Highway 17A and 17.

It is not yet know if anyone has been injured, but air ambulances and firefighters have been dispatched to the scene.

Eyewitness have been tweeting video from the scene.

More to come