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SH1 open near Waiouru after vehicle fire

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 19/04/2017

© Hagen Hopkins/ Getty Images State Highway 1 south of Waiouru has been reopened in both directions after being closed when a vehicle caught fire.

However, police say the road will be closed again for a short period when a tow truck arrives to clear the vehicle.

Police were alerted about 4pm on Wednesday that a stationary vehicle was on fire at the junction of Deacons Road and SH1.

The cause of the fire is not yet known and there are no reports of injuries.

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