The scene has been cleared and the road has reopened, police said Friday afternoon.
No one was injured as a result of the fire.
Greater Sudbury Fire Services and the Ontario Provincial Police are on the scene of a vehicle fire Friday.
Highway 17 east of Kantola Road is closed as crews deal with the blaze.
"Detour through Southview Drive, Fielding (Road) or Kantola Road," the OPP tweeted Friday afternoon.
This story will be updated as information comes available.