Emergency services near Whangārei are being kept on their toes this evening following a rolled truck which has sparked a small scrub fire.
Fire and Emergency NZ was notified around 4.30pm after what is believed to be a cement truck rolled near State Highway 1.
A police spokesman said the incident took place on Portland Rd, Portland, south of Whangārei and St John Ambulance has also been called.
The driver remains trapped in the truck, a FENZ spokesman said, and fire crews will work to extricate him when they're given the all clear after powerlines were damaged in the crash.
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Social media users have reported seeing numerous emergency service vehicles flying southbound away from Whangārei.
One user said the incident involved a truck and trailer which overturned on Portland Rd, causing powerlines to fall and ignite the blaze.
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