**Updated** Car fire slows traffic on Highway 102 in Truro

**Updated at 1:45 p.m.on Tuesday**

Traffic on Highway 102 was slowed Tuesday morning due to a car fire in Truro.

The vehicle was on the shoulder of the highway at Exit 14 southbound.

Traffic was reduced to one lane as fire crews dealt with the blaze.

RCMP Corporal Fraser Firth tells our newsroom the origins of the fire remain unknown and that it was not the result of an accident. 

He also says suspicious activity is not suspected. 

Firth says one of the occupants of the vehicle was transported to hospital by EHS for possible smoke inhalation after the person tried to retrieve some of their belongings. 

No other injuries were reported.