The A3 Foxdale road has been closed due to telegraph poles being on fire in the area.
The road was closed between Mines Road and the Hope crossroads due to fears poles could fall on to the road.
Traffic was diverted by police while the Fire Service dealt with the situation.
It has been announced that the road between the Hope and Ballanass will remain closed until around midnight to allow repair work to be carried out.
The cause of the fire is yet to be confirmed.
Police are in attendance and diversions are place.