UPDATE – Hwy 17 (15km North of Wawa) OPEN

Aug 14, 2017 @ 05:18

At 4:38 a.m. it was tweeted by OPP that Hwy 17 was Open.

Aug 14, 2017 @ 01:46

Highway 17 about 15 kilometres north of Wawa is closed at this time (1:45 p.m). It was closed at 10:49 p.m. in order to allow firefighters to extinguish a structure fire.

A barricade has been set up at the Junction of Hwy 101 and 17 preventing traffic from going north, and in White River.

OPP officers are at the scene.