Highway fire delays drivers heading to Canada-USA outdoor game


A major traffic disruption on the Canadian side of the U.S.-Canada border caused major headaches for fans traveling to the first outdoor game in the history of the World Junior Championship, played between Canada and the United States.

A transport truck caught fire approximately 62 miles from Buffalo's New Era Field on the major highway heading toward the border Friday morning.

Anyone on their way to the game from southern Ontario, then, was seriously delayed:

The stands were rather bare just prior to puck drop: