A truck on fire has forced the closure of State Highway 27 near Tatuanui in eastern Waikato.
Emergency services were called just before 6am to the scene.
Two fire crews are still at there near the Cussen Road corner.
Drivers are being advised to use an alternative route.
SH27 TATUANUI - FIRE - 10.15AM UPDATE— NZTA Waikato/BoP (@NZTAWaiBoP) December 5, 2018
SH27 (Whakahongi Road) remains CLOSED between #SH27 Tatuanui Roundabout and Ngarua Road, due to a truck fire. Contractors are on-site & clean up is underway. We hope to have the road re-opened by 1pm. #FollowDetour. ^MF pic.twitter.com/oD0ofHBvKS