Roadside grass fires close SH8 between Twizel and Tekapo
Roadside grass fires close SH8 between Twizel and
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that
State Highway 8 in the South Island is closed by a number of
grassfires between Twizel and Tekapo.
The grass fires were
set off when a truck caught fire east of the intersection of
SH8 and SH80, the main road to Mt Cook.
There are no
detours in the immediate area and motorists are advised to
avoid the area or delay their travel. At this stage, it’s
not known how long the road will be
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