Pay Bay Highway open again after car fire near Sidney

Firefighters had closed the southbound lane to traffic to extinguish blaze.

A mini van burned on Pat Bay Highway

Traffic is flowing once again after Sidney firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire on the Pat Bay Highway near Sidney Monday afternoon.

According to the Sidney Fire Department via Twitter, they responded to the fire at just after 3 p.m.

Photos submitted to the News Review show the smoke and flames erupting from a mini van that appears to have been heading south, towards Sidney.

Sidney Fire has reported that both lanes on the highway have reopened this hour. There is not word yet on any injuries.