Update: one northbound lane reopened on Pacific Highway after Karuah truck fire

9.55am

One northbound lane has reopened on the Pacific Hwy after a a truck fire.

The other northbound lane is still closed as clean up continues.

Earlier

MOTORISTS are being advised to exercise caution after a semi-trailer caught alight on the Pacific Highway at Karurah.

NSW Rural Fire Service spokesperson James Morris said crews arrived on scene to find the trailer fully alight.

“The cab has been removed and it is just the trailer that is involved,” he said on Thursday morning.

“The truck, and the fire itself, are in the emergency lanes.

“However, all northbound lanes are currently closed.

“The truck contains recycled materials.

“[Motorists should] take caution while emergency services are working in the area.”

Visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me to stay updated on the development of fires in your area.

In an emergency, report all fires by contacting Triple Zero (000).

For information on road closures, contact the RMS Traffic and Information Line on 132 701.