A field fire has consumed a bridge on the 311 between the New Bothwell and Landmark turn offs.

Posts to social media Wednesday evening indicated that the black smoke from the fire west of Hwy 206 and east of Hwy 216 was seen from miles around. 

Emergency crews attended and according to the RM of Hanover Fire Chief the Hwy 311 between 206 and 216 is closed to traffic indefinitely.

According to eyewitnesses, a second bridge located north of Hwy 311 on Road 26e was also on fire Wednesday. That road is also closed  

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available. 

Bridge firePhoto credit: Chance Prusina