Fuel Truck catches fire on the Waikato Expressway, Counties Manukau

Fuel Truck catches fire on the Waikato Expressway, Counties Manukau

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Emergency services responded to reports of a fuel truck that caught fire on Great South Road, on the Waikato Expressway near Pokeno.

The incident occurred between Ridge and Razorback Roads at around 10:20 pm last night.

At around 11 pm three tankers and three fire trucks were in attendance.

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It was not exactly clear what started the fire. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident outcome.

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The road was blocked to southbound traffic from Nikau Road,

Motorists were asked to avoid the area while the scene was cleaned up.

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