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Bømlafjord tunnel open after car fire

TOK FYRThe van was on its way to the tunnel when it took fire on Wednesday night. (Photo: Stord Fire and rescue)

The Bømlafjord tunnel is not open for after the fire in the tunnel on Wednesday evening.

Ingvild Siglen Berger

At 21.53 the message was received that the tunnel would be hosted by manual routing and car.

– 50 cars per column. The column car will run continuously, write the Road Traffic Center west on Twitter.

It was at 18.21 that naudetanane received a message about a van that was on fire in the Bømlafjord tunnel, about one kilometer from the turn to Føyno.

The driver came out unharmed.

& # 39; The van caught a fire when it ran out of the tunnel towards Stord. I do not know enough about the causes, says Leif Rune What, guard at the fire and the rescue of Stord.

The tunnel was therefore silent for hours after the fire. Entrepreneur came to the city to check for possible damage to the tunnel.

There were long queues in the area before the tunnel was opened until just 22 o'clock.

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