Truck fire near Buninyong closes Midland Highway

November 17, 2022 11:45 am in by


A truck fire near Buninyong has closed a section of the Midland Highway.

Fire crews were called to reports of a grocery truck fire at BUNINYONG at a quarter to ten and brought the blaze under control in about 10 minutes.

The fire is between Inglis and Cornish streets, with the Midland Highway closed in both directions while emergency crews attend to the scene.

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Chris Miller from the Department of Transport says they’re still determining the extent of the blaze.

“There are concerns of an explosion obviously with fuel on board. Potentially we may even see some evacuation of residents in the area.”

People are asked to avoid the area.