Traffic at Panama Canal locks temporarily suspended after fire breaks out

PANAMA CITY, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Vessel traffic at the Panama Canal's Miraflores locks was temporarily suspended due to a fire, the canal's administration said in a statement on Thursday.

There were no injuries reported, according to the statement.

The Panama Canal has three sets of locks and only small boats transit through the Miraflores locks, according to data from the canal's administration.

Reporting by Elida Moreno; Writing by Valentine Hilaire; Editing by Brendan O'Boyle

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