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11 Jul 2020 9:57
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    State Highway 57, near Manawatu Gorge, is set to stay closed until midday after a large fire

    State Highway 57, near Manawatu Gorge, is set to stay closed until midday after a large fire


    Fire crews battled the blaze, which swept up a hill, for hours yesterday afternoon.

    It's now been extinguished but Police say a stretch of the Highway will stay closed with a number of trees now posing a safety risk.

    Several crews, including two helicopters, worked on the blaze - with concerns for houses nearby.

    Motorists are advised to take alternative routes.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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