Trans-Canada brush fire extinguished

View Royal firefighters put out a brush fire Monday afternoon that broke out on the median of the Trans-Canada Highway

View Royal firefighters extinguish the last of a brush fire which broke out on the median of the Trans-Canada Hwy near the Colwood turnoff on Monday around 4 p.m.

View Royal firefighters extinguish the last of a brush fire which broke out on the median of the Trans-Canada Hwy near the Colwood turnoff on Monday around 4 p.m.

View Royal firefighters put out a brush fire Monday afternoon that broke out on the median of the Trans-Canada Highway, near the Colwood exit.

The fire, which started just before 4 p.m., blackened a stretch of grassy median about 200 metres long. View Royal firefighters attended the scene and sprayed the area with a fire retardant foam.

No word yet on the cause.