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Truck in flames on Pacific Highway at Tyagarah

A reader took this photo of the truck on fire on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah. Photo Contributed
A reader took this photo of the truck on fire on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah. Photo Contributed Contributed

UPDATE 12.30pm: A FIRE in the cab of a b-double truck at Tyagarah has been extinguished.

A NSW Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said four fire fighters in breathing apparatus, two each from the Brunswick Valley and the Mullumbimby RFS brigades, managed to extinguish the cab at about 12.22 pm.

The spokeswoman said fire fighters were monitoring the truck as it is still smoldering.

Traffic diversions are in place on Gulgan Rd, Tyagarah.

 

ORIGINAL REPORT: EMERGENCY services are responding to reports of a truck fire on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah.

A Newcastle Fire Communications spokesman said at about midday triple-0 callers reported the cab of a b-double truck was on fire at Gulgan Rd on the south bound side of the highway near the Byron Pacific Highway service station and Brunswick Byron Auto Wreckers.

The last triple-0 caller reported the truck cab was well alight.

NSW Fire and Rescue Brunswick Valley brigade and police are responding to the incident.

A reader took this photo of the truck on fire on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah. Photo Contributed
A reader took this photo of the truck on fire on the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah. Photo Contributed Contributed

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