Burnley Tunnel reopens after car fire

The Burnley Tunnel has reopened after emergency services extinguish a ute that caught fire on Thursday afternoon.

A Metropolitan Fire Brigade spokeswoman said the fire appeared to have started in the brakes of a ute about 3.50pm.

The sprinkler system in the tunnel had been activated before the MFB arrived. Five fire trucks are still on the scene.

The story Burnley Tunnel reopens after car fire first appeared on The Age.

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