5 Feb 2014

Truck fire on Wellington motorway

3:05 pm on 5 February 2014

The Fire Service spent several hours overnight dealing with a truck and trailer fire on State Highway 1 north of Wellington.

The fire broke out just after midnight, on the motorway between Tawa and Johnsonville.

The Fire Service says the fully laden trailer, carrying general goods, is badly damaged.

The driver escaped safely.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.